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buttonRhapsody In Motion (The Complete Performance)


combined text, visual art, contemporary classical music and Aboriginal dance as it explored Australia’s Federation. It was based on new works created especially for by poet Lisa Bellear, visual artists Sue Callanan and Heidi Knoepfli and composers Eve Duncan, Joseph Giovinazzo and Peter Myers.

The performance involved
Creative Producer Anna Monea
Director David Symons
Conductor Mark Knoop
Poet Lisa Bellear
Musicians Deborah Kayser, soprano
Mardi McSullea, flute
Peter Neville, percussion
Amos Roach, didjeridoo
Julia Ryder, violincello
Nick Tsiavos, double bass
James Wilkinson, trombone

A string ensemble from the Australian National Academy of Music
Marianne Broadfoot Violin
Adele Larner Violin
Shaun Lee-Chen Violin
Jessica Looi Violin
Anna Rogachevsky Violin
Kristian Winther Violin
Michael Robertson Viola
Airlie Smart Viola
Simon Cobcroft Cello
Rowena Crouch Cello
Linda Lin Cello
Tim Willson Cello

Dancers Koori Youth Will Shake Spears
Alister Thorpe
Coree Thorpe
Kaelum Brown
Coen Brown
David Welsh
Frank Thomas
Alan McDevitt
Arthur Day
Actor Jim Daly
Production Rowan Humphrey Vision Mixer
Stephen Adam Sound Engineer
Rebecca Adams Light Designer
Craig Boyes Light Designer
Lisa Mcgrath Stage Manager

Boonerwrung Elder Caroline Briggs conducted a Welcoming Ceremony as the South Melbourne Town Hall is on traditional Boonerwrung land.

Extracts of the performance can be found on individual artist's pages, or via the Streaming Audio & Video page. The documentation of this performance has been made possible through the work of RMIT School of Creative Media students and Lecturer Rowan Humphrey.



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