DREAMS OF AIR AND FLIGHT – ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, YAV’s Second Concert Choir & Aurora
Friday 2nd August 6pm, Adelaide Town Hall
The ASO continues its tradition of concerts for young and old inspired by glorious picture books.
This soaring family concert inspired by FArTHER – the beautiful and poignant story by Grahame Baker-Smith about a young boy bewitched by his father’s unrelenting passion to fly – features music by Paul Rissmann set to stunning animations by Victor Craven. Join the ASO and Young Adelaide Voices as we journey skywards this August.
Suitable: Ages 8-12
Image: Grahame Baker-Smith
SPACE RACE – ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, YAV’s Intermediate Choir, Male Vocal Group and First Concert Choir
Travel back in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing as the ASO brings to life award-winning author Phil Cummings’ new book with music composed by Glyn Lehmann.
When the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1 became the first satellite to orbit the Earth – the race was on! Caught by surprise the US was determined to stay in the race. As the world watched on in fascination, there were also many unforgettable personal moments. Experience the drama and excitement of this incredible time and, amidst it all, relive Phil’s own heart-warming childhood recollection of 21 July 1969.
Saturday 21st September, 10am & 12 noon, Grainger Studio
Image from Touch the Moon, by Phil Cummings, illustrated by Carol Tulloch, published by Allen & Unwin. Copyright © Coral Tulloch, 2019.