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Antique Violences

7:30PM Friday 16 June, Elder Hall, University of Adelaide
Conductor - Bryan Griffiths
Trumpet - David Khafagi

Winner of 2023 AWO Composition Contest
Roshanne Etezady - Anahita
John Mackey - Antique Violences
Adolphus Hailstork - American Guernica


Prepare to be swept away by an extraordinary musical journey at Adelaide Wind Orchestra's upcoming concert, 'Antique Violences'. Taking place on Friday 16 June at the magnificent Elder Hall, University of Adelaide, this performance promises to be a truly unforgettable experience.

Conducted by the dynamic Bryan Griffiths and featuring acclaimed trumpet soloist David Khafagi, this concert showcases a superbly curated program that spans across the ages of wind music. The Adelaide Wind Orchestra will take you on a musical adventure, blending the old and new with the familiar and unexplored.

The concert program features the world premiere of the winner of the 2023 AWO Composition Contest together with Roshanne Etezady's 'Anahita', a contemporary masterpiece that weaves together vibrant rhythms and mesmerising melodies, creating a musical tapestry that is both modern and timeless.

Also on the program is John Mackey's 'Antique Violences', an Australian premiere and a stunning tribute to the power of music. The work is a trumpet concerto that features soloist David Khafagi, who will take you on a captivating journey through the intricate melodies and thrilling rhythms of this masterpiece.

Finally, Adolphus Hailstork's 'American Guernica' is a deeply moving composition that reflects on the atrocities of war and the human struggle for peace and reconciliation. The piece is a poignant and heartfelt tribute to the victims of violence and a powerful call for humanity to strive for peace and harmony.

Experience the magic of Adelaide Wind Orchestra's 'Antique Violences' concert and immerse yourself in the beauty and power of wind music. This is a rare opportunity to hear some of the most exciting and innovative music of our time, performed by some of the finest musicians in the world. Don't miss out – book your tickets now and join us for a night of extraordinary music-making.

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