Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir undertake their first major European tour as part of the Vienna Project. They will be in Europe for two weeks, beginning in Frankfurt for workshops and concerts with The European School, followed by Mariobor, Slovenia with the renowned girls’ choir Carmina Slovenica. After Maribor they travel to Vienna,where they will begin rehearsals of a new work by the Australian composer Owen Elsley that they will perform with the Vienna Boys Choir in October in major concerts at the Sydney Opera House and Cairns Convention Centre.
Saturday 6 May at 7,30pm Liebfrauenkirche, Frankfurt
Monday 8 May at 7pm Unionska Dvorana, Maribor
Saturday 13 May at 11am MuTh, Vienna
Sunday 14 May at 11am MuTh, Vienna
In October this year, Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir’s collaboration with Vienna Boys Choir continues in Australia with rehearsals and performances in Sydney and Cairns. The concerts will feature the world premiere of a work by Owen Elsley and collaborator Gudju Gudju based on a Dreaming story of the Yidinji nation in the Cairns region for the combined ensembles. The commissioning of this work was made possible by a grant from Cairns Regional Council.