Stroll through a forest of musicians in an immersive, live orchestra event.
Join acclaimed Australian string ensemble DeepBlue and master percussionist Dr Michael Askill, accompanied by 50 remarkable local young musicians, for a euphoric musical experience under the night sky. Illuminated by awe-inspiring light installations and featuring an original score by contemporary classical composer Dr Corrina Bonshek, Song to the Earth is an intimate music performance inspired by patterns and cycles from nature.
Song to the Earth is a work in three discrete movements lasting 30 minutes each. The performance times for these movements are:
Composer & Artistic Director: Corrina Bonshek
Musicians: Dr Michael Askill & DeepBlue
Large-Scale Installation: Mimi Dennett
Lighting Design: Wes Bluff
Wearable & Small Scale Light Installations: Tiffany Beckwith-Skinner
Sound Design: Anna Whitaker & Corrina Bonshek
Sound Engineer & Bow Lighting: Rhys Tyack
Movement Consultant: Meredith Elton
Movement & Formations: Evan Setiawan, Wayne Jennings & Greta Kelly
Song to the Earth had its first stage creative development as part of Inherit the Wind, a collaborative and community engaged performance project directed and produced by Meredith Elton, with circular light installation concept by Kristian Baggerson.