In anticipation of the Winter Solstice, Rubiks present an evening featuring Donatoni’s sparkling Ave and the Australian premieres of major works by two Pulitzer Prize winning composers: Julia Wolfe’s intensely virtuosic Singing in the dead of night, and David Lang’s haunting song cycle, death speaks. Evoking the stillness of cold winter nights and the hopeful promise of spring, The cold earth slept below celebrates the fragility and resilience of life.
Ave (1987) by Franco Donatoni
Singing in the dead of the night (2008) by Julia Wolfe (Australian Premiere)
Music for Sarah VI (1981) by John Fonville
death speaks (2012) by David Lang (Australian Premiere)
Rubiks feature as part of the Kew Court House, Future Classic series. Tickets available online:$25 Full/$21 Concession