Nov 17 2020
Don’t miss ‘On the Wings of a Godwit’, available to listen to online as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival from tomorrow. We produced this initially for World Migratory Bird Day on May 10. Please spread the word by forwarding on this email and sharing the Facebook Event. As always, we will make a donation from ticket sales to BirdLife Australia.
On the Wings of a Godwit
A musical meditation to the ends of the earth and back…
Presented as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival
Multiple dates and times between November 18-29
Suggested Price: $15, tickets available here
‘On the Wings of a Godwit’ is a 20-minute, immersive, online guided meditation of music, birdsong and spoken word that takes the listener on a journey from the continental shores of Australasia to the tundra of Siberia. We invite you, the listener, to become a migratory bird, overwintering between your summer homes, following a flyway path that has been travelled for thousands of years.
Stop, listen, breathe, and take flight on this journey created by renowned Australian artist Kate Gorringe-Smith and award-winning musicians and soundscape designers the Bowerbird Collective, Simone Slattery (violin) and Anthony Albrecht (cello). Further information available at www.bowerbird.productions/godwit
Supporting the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership and BirdLife Australia.
Click above for promotional video
In other news…
Invisible Connections, our online concert about migratory shorebirds, is still available to view on YouTube here.
Where Song Began is available on YouTube here or listen on Spotify here, iTunes here.
Buy a Where Song Began CD: www.wheresongbegan.com/cdcheckout
Best wishes, and we hope you enjoy ‘On the Wings of a Godwit’!
Anthony Albrecht and Simone Slattery x
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