Songs of My Country
Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir and the Vienna Boys’ Choir come together for a worldfirst collaboration to perform “Songs of My Country”, a unique celebration of culture and language. Two uplifting concerts feature the world premiere of “Boori Guman” by Australian composer Owen Elsley, written in collaboration with Gudju Gudju of the Gimuy Walibara Yidinji, the Traditional Owners of Cairns (Gimuy). The new composition will be performed in English and Gimuy Walibara Yidinji language by the combined ensembles. The Sydney concert will also feature a massed choral ensemble from the Sydney Children’s Choir.
10 October, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney. 9250 7777. sydneyoperahouse.com