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A Line Has Two

May 13, 2008 @ 6:00 pm

A Line Has Two is a striking sonic-literary spectacle by composer Damien Ricketson and renowned poet Christopher Wallace-Crabbe. Following a sell out show at the Sydney Opera House where the work was described by the press as a “a rich jewel-box of sonic textures”, A Line Has Two explores the theme of impermanence and the passing of time. A Line Has Two is preceded by In God’s Esperanto, a world-premiere work that revives ancient languages in an ironic search for universal communication.

A Line Has Two is presented in collaboration with Sounds Alive, Canberra International Music Festival with the support of Arts NSW and Sibelius Software Australia.

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Date & Time

Canberra Sounds Alive, The Street Theatre, 6pm Tuesday 13th May, 2008
Sydney Bangarra Dance Theatre, 8pm Saturday 17th May, 2008


Damien Ricketson – In God’s Esperanto (world premiere)

Damien Ricketson (Music) & Christopher Wallace-Crabbe (Poetry) – A Line Has Two


Roland Peelman (Conductor)
Alison Morgan (soprano)
James Nightingale (aulos)
Jason Noble (clarinets)
Diana Springford (clarinets)
John Dewhurst (percussion)
Bree van Reyk (percussion)

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A Line Has Two