February 21 2024, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lux Australis by Elena Kats-Chernin AO

Alpha60 Chapter House
L2/195 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

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The Lux Australis Ensemble performs their inaugural work, eponymously titled Lux Australis by Elena Kats-Chernin AO to celebrate the opening of the Melbourne Art Fair 2024. This work for string orchestra is in six contrasting movements reflecting the Six Essential Human Qualities of Resilience, Vitality, Brilliance, Integrity, Clarity and Renewal.

Following the performance, Artistic Director Richard Parker will interview Composer Elena Kats Chernin and Conductor Luke Severn about the inspiration, creation and performance of this work. The evening will conclude with a supper of Glenfiddich whisky and lobster roll by Andrew McConnell.

Doors open at 7pm.

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Lux Australis by Elena Kats-Chernin AO

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the place now called Victoria, and all First Peoples living and working on this land. We recognise and celebrate the cultural heritage, creative contributions, and stories of the First Peoples of Victoria. We pay respect to Elders of today, emerging Elders of tomorrow and Elders of the past.

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