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Classics For Cancer
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About the Event

An intimate classical chamber music concert to raise funds for local cancer charities based in Lismore who provide targeted support for local cancer patients. Music will include ensembles made up of local musicians who are freely donating their time and instruments to put a mixed chamber program including Piano, Flute with String quartet, Wind Sextet, Brass with Strings, Double Oboe Concerto, Piano and a combination of Soprano, Alto and Tenor singers. Program will include composers such as Vivaldi, Puccini, Bach etc. Event also includes a VOLUNTARY fundraising raffle.

Afternoon tea is available. However, since we are trying to raise funds - we are making it a little special to suit the event and adding a fee. Please bring some cash with you!

 

 

This is the second year for this concert. In 2016, nearly $8000 was raised for distribution to the 2 supporting Charities. Please come along and help us raise more in 2017.

 

Date

22nd October 2017
Starts at 3pm

Please arrive 15 mins ahead of time to allow time to get to your seats and us to check tickets etc.

 

Venue

Pidcock Performing Arts Centre, Woodlawn
St Johns College Woodlawn
203 Woodlawn Rd
Lismore, NSW 2480

180 seat capacity

Ticket Options: 

 

General Admission: $30 - Non allocated seating. First in best dressed.

Restricted Access tickets: $30 for those needing help or to avoid stairs - a flexible no of tickets available. Please add a note into your booking if you need special consideration.

 

Can't attend? Donate instead! ( suitable for  private individuals and businesses alike)

 

 

Bronze DONATION $50. Unlimited purchase quantity

Silver DONATION $250. Unlimited purchase quantity. All those purchasing will be named at the event. Purchasers of the Silver Donations will be offered 2 attending tickets

Gold DONATION $500. Unlimited purchase quantity. All those purchasing will be named at the event. Purchasers of the Gold Donations will be offered 4 attending tickets.

 
Contact Details:

Event Organisers: Helen Spurgeon, Tom Gahan

Charity Representatives: Rebekka (Our House) Mark (Crackin' Cancer Compassionate Fund)

 

 

Enquiries: Email: classicsforcancer@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

Double Oboe Concerto in D Minor - Vivaldi

Vocal Trio: - O Salutaris, Kyrie, Sanctus and Madrigal - André Caplet

Flute Quartet D Major (K285) – Mozart

Vocal Duet: - Son nata l'agrima from Guilio Cesare in Egitto- Handel

Trumpet Concerto in D Major - Guiseppe Torelli Arr. Michel Rondeau

 

INTERVAL (20 mins) Afternoon Tea ($5 / $10 including Tea/Coffee and Cake or Champagn and Cake)

 

Piano Solo –Rialto Ripples and Prelude No 1 - Gershwin

The Arrogant Cowboy – Argentinian Dance No. 3 - Alberto Ginastera

Vocal Solo: Two songs arranged by Benjamin Britten: The Plough Boy -English Folksong and

I'll Sail Upon the Dog-star - Purcell

Vocal Duet: As Steals the Morn from L'allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato - Handel

Vocal Solo: ‘Un bel di, Vedremo’ - Puccini

Wind Sextet– Wind Sextet Movements 2 and 4 - Ludwig Thuille –

Raffle Draw

 

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