The final Flowers of War concert for 2016 – entitled Three Treasures – will explore the unknown stories and beautiful music of Claude Duboscq (1897-1938) – French soldier and later translator for the English Army, Botho Sigwart zu Eulenburg (1884-1915) – one of Germany’s finest young composers, dead at 31, and Frederick Septimus Kelly (1881-1916) Australia’s greatest cultural loss in the Great War.
The performers are Louise Page, soprano; Christina Wilson, mezzo-soprano, Tamara-Anna Cislowska & Alan Hicks, piano, Christopher Latham, violin & director.
The concert will include the launch of the ABC Classics double CD of the music of FS Kelly.
Where? High Court of Australia
When? Friday 21st October, 7.30pm
Where? St James Church, King Street.
When? Sunday 23rd October, 3pm
Regular tickets are $45 adults; $35 concession. To obtain tickets discounted to $30, those connected with Alliance Française should:
A preview concert at Bermagui Four Winds Pavilion received high praise in an audience survey, including:
“A wonderful and moving production and introduction to beautiful new music”
“The event was unbelievable fantastic. Particularly loved Tamara Anna, but everyone was excellent, such amazing violin, brilliant!”
“Incredibly powerful & moving”
9 March – 4 April
The nation’s most captivating film event, is now returning for its 28th annual season!
Special event AF French Film Festival. Revisit the beauty of Versailles with an evening of cheese, sparkling wine and macarons. The screening wil be followedby a Q&A with Dr Gemma King.
OPEN DAY & FRANCOPHONIE DAY 2-6pm ~ 31 March Come and celebrate with Francophonie Day - AF Open Day to (re)enrol and get your 10 % French classes
Enjoy an evening of wine and cheese followed by this light-hearted comedy for the closing of the Festival.
During the break, don't miss out the "Ciné Class"! Come and watch "The Hedgehog" while enjoying a glass of wine and a platter of cheese. There will be a workshop afterwards, and a discussion about the themes of the film and its cinematographic features.
$25- All levels- AFC members only