The Geelong Concert Band: Memories, Hopes and Dreams

Geelong’s premier concert band will explore the unique acoustics of the Basilica with a program that highlights the lyrical and versatile sounds of this unique ensemble in the space. It will include the world premiere of local composer Kym Dillon’s latest inspiring work, Veni, Creator Spiritus, which explores the importance and necessity of human creative expression inspired by a hymn from the 9th Century.

Friday 18th March, 7:30pm
The Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, 136 Yarra Street, Geelong

Pacific Fanfare – Frank Ticheli (b. 1958)
Colonial Song – Percy Grainger (1882 – 1961)
Red Machine – Peter Graham (b. 1958)
Sleep – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
Festival Prelude – Alfred Reed (1921 – 2005)
Veni Creator Spiritus – Kym Dillon (premier performance)

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