Adelaide Chamber Singers: Fables

Banchieri’s ‘musical pudding’, Il Zabaione Musicale of 1604, vividly presents the bucolic, the melancholic, the festive, the whimsical, the passionate and the dramatic – in a lively romp through early 17th century madrigal styles.

When: Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2012
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Phone: 08 8313 5008
Tickets: http://www.bass.net.au/events/fables.aspx
Prices: $28 – $42

On the other hand, The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore (1956) is a 20th century ‘madrigal fable’ for chamber choir and instruments. It is the story of a well-to- do, eccentric, castle-dwelling poet whose youth, middle age and old age are symbolised by three unusual pets – a unicorn, a gorgon and a manticore – and fits hand-in-glove with Banchieri’s delightful dose of food, sex and fun.

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Past Venues:

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Little Theatre, The University of Adelaide
adelaide.edu.au

Aug 31, 2012  to  Sep 2, 2012
The Cloisters, (enter from Victoria Drive)
Adelaide: North, South Australia, Australia
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