Event An Evening in the Garden of Earthly Desire
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Venue Montsalvat, Eltham, VIC
First Date 6 October 1989
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Handspan was approached by Elision Contemporary Music Ensemble in 1988 to collaborate in the development of a new work that combined experimental classical music form with interpretive visual imagery. The creative development outcome was presented in two showcase performances titled THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DESIRE after a year of occasional workshops in which artists from both companies explored their ideas around two new compositions for the music ensemble.
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Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Puppetry
Visual Theatre
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Daryl Buckley Assistant Director Elision
Avril McQueen Assistant Director
Trina Parker Assistant Director Handspan
Kees Boersma Bassist
Kirsty McCahon Bassist
Rosanne Hunt Cellist
Richard Hames Composer Danses Gothiques
Lisa Lim Composer Garden of Earthly Desire
Christopher Lyndon Gee Conductor
Douglas Horton Director
Kaye Duffell Flautist
Daryl Buckley Guitarist
Delyth Stafford Harpist
Philip Lethlean Lighting Designer
Philip Lethlean Lighting Operator
Stephen Morey Musician Mandolin
Richard Kerr Oboist
Peter Neville Percussionist
John Rogers Puppeteer
Peter Seaborn Puppeteer
Merlyn Quaife Soprano
Susan Pierotti Violinist
Jenny Curl Violist
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 2 Performances in the Great Hall
Data Source
Source Description
Web www.handspantheatre.com.au
Event Identifier 126680