A MAJOR AUSTRALIAN WORK FEAT. THE POWERHOUSE EARSHIFT ORCHESTRA, NARRATORS & SUPERB  BIG SCREEN VISUALS – A DIALOGUE BETWEEN IDIOMS AND ERAS

Inspired by Robert Hughes’ famous book The Fatal Shore, Iron in the Blood details the harrowing tapestry of Australia’s colonial past. Brought to life by the full force of the 17-piece Earshift Orchestra, this powerful and captivating production is weaved together by stunning visual projections and the documented voices of early colonists, narrated by William Zappa and Patrick Dickson.

Jeremy Rose Composer, Conductor, Saxophone
The Earshift Orchestra
William Zappa Narrator
Patrick
 Dickeson Narrator

Venue: City Recital Hall
Time: 7.30pm

Duration: 70 minute (no interval)

 

“A brilliant Sydney jazz composer and instrumentalist, a young man with a social purpose…. extraordinary music, reminiscent of comparable works such as Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite and Wynton Marsalis’ Blood on the Fields.” The Australian