What's on

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May 1

Barbara Blackman blessing

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Special event | Performances

Change, fusion, upheaval - what does it mean to be an artist working in the Middle East today? Join us for a discussion about making art in the original cultural melting pot, the Middle East, with music from award-winning Joseph Tawadros.

Venue: Gandel Hall
Price : $55, $50 concession, $35 under 30, $25 student rush
Booking: www.cimf.org.au

May 2

Sounds on site 1: Bells and smells

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Special event | Performances

In the first of the Festival's Sounds on site series, hear the National Carillon and the ANU Handbell Ensemble in the Sculpture Garden of the NGA. Follow the sounds of the bells to the National Portrait Gallery and finish at the High Court.

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : $55, $50 concession, $35 under 30, $25 student rush
Booking: www.cimf.org.au

May 8

A wave and waves

2:00pm – 3:15pm

Special event | Performances

In a rare, immersive experience, sit among 100 performers and listen to music as an ocean of sound. Members of Speak Percussion and Tambuco Percussion create colossal waves by layering imperceptibly soft sounds. A work of monumental scale, experienced with intimate immediacy.

Venue: Gandel Hall
Price : $55, $50 concession, $35 under 30, $25 student rush
Booking: www.cimf.org.au