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Piano+Place with David Bridie

26 July 2024

This event takes place off site at The State Library of NSW

Contemporary Music

The brilliant David Bridie founding member of Not Drowning, Waving and chamber pop group, My Friend the Chocolate Cake, explores space and sound through the acoustic piano, storytelling and improvisation in the atmospheric surrounds of the State Library of NSW.

Please note: this event is not held at the Sydney Opera House.

...a clear understanding of the compelling ambience that can be created by the interplay of lyrics, music and images…

Sydney Morning Herald


A true individualist and innovator of the Australian music scene, David Bridie brings three decades as a solo artist and soundtrack composer, carving a unique path through a shifting cultural landscape.

Singular in his vision, lose yourself in rich harmonies that draw inspiration from the majestic State Library of NSW as he delves into the space where sound ends and melody begins.

Hear the early sounds of his seminal 80’s and 90’s alt-pop group Not Drowning, Waving and some tracks off The Wisdom Line Album within the breathtaking surrounds of the State Library of NSW. 

Renowned for his atmospheric piano work don’t miss this gritty and poetic final performance of the Piano+Place series.

Presented by Piano+, supported by City of Sydney

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