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Women of Song

Sun 1 September at 3:00 pm

Women of Song is an innovative new show, developed by the acclaimed Jessie Lloyd (of Mission Songs Project). It includes themes of intergenerational practices, singing on and from country, commitment to community, and preserving knowledge in song. It’s an intimate celebration of the ‘here and now’ of Indigenous culture, a rare mix of spontaneous conversation and songs. It explores the modern-day practice and living heart of the ‘world’s oldest living culture’.

The audience listens in as three First Nations singers have a conversation. Someone’s story may remind someone else of a song, or a favourite popular song might start a discussion among them all. Each conversation and each performance will be unique, as the women, live on stage, explore how their songs preserve the social, cultural, or environmental shifts of a community, and deepen connections to country, genealogy, and custom.

Women of Song — Orange Regional Conservatorium (orangecon.org.au)

Details

Date:
Sun 1 September
Time:
3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://orangecon.org.au/events/women-of-song

Venue

Orange Regional Conservatorium
73A Hill Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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Other

Local government area
Orange
Artforms
Music, Aboriginal culture
Source
Presenter's website

 

The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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