Exploring the diversity of Australia’s natural landscape, the Wild Country experience
will take you on an unforgettable journey of discovery into the sounds and sights
of this ancient vast continent. Breathtaking images and live orchestral music have
been combined in a unique way which is sure to bring a smile to your face and immerse
your senses in the heart of Australia.
Chamber orchestra Ardesko under the leadership of Australian violinist Melanie Waite,
will transport you into the captivating sound world of six of Australia's leading
composers. During the performance you will be treated to a video projection of spectacular
Australian images which have been synchronised with the music in a way that enhances
the atmosphere and story of the music, as well as providing an understanding of the
places and creatures that have inspired the compositions. In the programme which
features a variety of musical styles, the influence Australian indigenous culture
will be heard when the orchestra is joined by a guest didjeridu soloist.
The separate photographic exhibition by Australian nature photographer Helen Daintree
adds a further dimension to the Wild Country experience. You can take your time to
enjoy some of Australia's wildest places and most curious creatures before and after