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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

The Ideas Festival - Brisbane 2006

Orchestra Series
The long, long life of an idea
Wednesday 29 March 2006
Conservatorium Theatre
J.S. Bach, Air from Orchestral Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068
Arvo Pärt, Collage on the theme "B-A-C-H"
Graham Koehne, To Hi Servant Bach, God Grants a Final Glimpse: The Morning Star
Percy Grainger, Blithe Bells
Igor Stravinsky, Pulcinella

The long, long life of an idea from JS Bach, Percy Grainger, through Koehne to Arvo Pärt the influence of an idea lives on and on. Composers have long listened, copied, varied and progressed the ideas of their predecessors. This is a story of the long, long life of an idea as told by Queensland Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra and their conductor Michael Morgan.
What is the Ideas Festival?
With leading narional, international and local speakers, exhibits and demonstrations the Ideas Festival brings ideas out into the open, celebrates innovation and gets you thinking.
There are ideas about risk, design, sustainability, justice, communication, pride, our world and our earth, urban lives, sleep, parenting, happiness, economics, grief, medical frontiers, teaching, fear, conflict and play.
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Saturday, March 25, 2006

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