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CONCERT: COLLIDE AND WILMA SMITH PRESENT - Quartet for the End of Time

"And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire ... and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth .... And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and ever ... that there should be time no longer: But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished ..."  - Book of Revelations

Arguably the greatest chamber music work of the 20th Century was birthed in a German prisoner of war camp in 1941. Messiaen, captured by the German army during World War II, premiered this work outdoors in that very camp along with with 3 fellow prisoners on decrepit instruments.

This is the not-to-be-missed story Collide and Wilma Smith will bring you on Sunday October 27th, block off the date and buy your tickets now!

Barn Gallery, October 27, 2pm-3pm
Cash bar will be open 45 minutes pre & post concert. Cash and EFT facilities are available.

Tickets:
$35 Adult
*$25 Concession
**$15 Student
*Concession rates apply to those with a valid health care, seniors health care or pension card.
**Must hold a valid student card.
Online ticket sales only through Trybooking here

Performers:

Photo credit: Pia Johnson

Photo credit: Pia Johnson

Yelian He - Cello
Yasmin Rowe - Piano
Joseph Lallo - Saxophone

Collide unites three international artists into an exciting ensemble that splashes new colours on the classical works you love, as well as introducing new music by fantastic composers. Whether it’s rearranging works by beloved composers or working with composers on premieres – Collide infuses life, energy and artistry into every performance.



Photo credit: Agatha Yim

Photo credit: Agatha Yim

Wilma Smith - Violin

Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2003, Wilma Smith combines her love of the symphonic repertoire with a busy chamber music life.

After leaving Fiji as a small child, Wilma began piano and violin lessons in her new home, Auckland, New Zealand, culminating in study at Auckland University and early professional experience with the Auckland Symphonia (now Philharmonia) and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She then continued her studies in Boston at the New England Conservatory with the legendary Dorothy DeLay and Louis Krasner, playing in masterclasses for many others including Joseph Gingold, Yehudi Menuhin and Sandor Vegh.

She was founding first violinist of the Lydian String Quartet, prizewinners at Evian, Banff and Portsmouth International Competitions and winners of the Naumburg Award for Chamber Music. She also worked with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and led the Harvard Chamber Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society and Banchetto Musicale, a period instrument baroque orchestra. 

Earlier Event: 5 October
MONTSALVAT ARTS FESTIVAL