Ros Bandt 'Tarhu Connections' Double CD Launch (Hearing Places, 2016)

Wednesday 05, October 2016

A rare opportunity to hear Ros perform in Australia on the tarhu with some of the collaborating artists from the CDs, celebrating 10 years of her work in a short concert. I'll be joining Ros for one piece inspired by our late night improvisations in the Basilica Cistern in Turkey. Harpist Mary Doumany will join Ros for a performance of their collaborative project Windharps which premiered at the World Harp Congress. Plus many more fascinating artists. Entry by Donation and all proceeds and CD sales to Global Youth Citizens Crete. The Auditorium, 75 Reid St, North Fitzroy. October 5, 2016 7:00-9:00pm

The Auditorium,

75 Reid St, North Fitzroy 

October 5, 2016 7:00-9:00pm

Ros Bandt  has created a stunning 2 CD set of original  sound works fusing old and new,  east and west influences with her cross-cultural modern Australian spike fiddle, the tarhu. This extraordinarily resonant instrument probes 6 world heritage sites in Europe and the Pacific, accompanies poetry in ancient Greek,  Persian and Maltese, and connects with artists from China, Vietnam, Thailand, Turkey, the US, Greece, Iran,  Germany,  Australia, Thailand, and Samoa. She investigates the environmental issues of global warming in the Arctic, water usage, fishing and farming ethics, and the biosphere reserves of America. The connections trace back to the world’s oldest bird, the lyrebird and the longest continuing culture on earth in Australia. 

Ros Bandt: is at once a composer, sound artist and skilled musician,  at home in the concert hall, the gallery, the electro-acoustic studio, the internet and  the bush as these CDs show. The works created over a decade interpret each acoustic space individually, from improvised solos and duets to elaborate electro-acoustic symphonies and award winning multi-channel works remixed. They are  sonorous worlds for deep listening.

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