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Spinifex Gum & the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

21 June 2023

In the Concert Hall

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Classical Music

Spinifex Gum combines the beauty of a young Indigenous female choir from Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait with contemporary songwriting that speaks to issues of our time.

Powerful and uplifting

Spinifex Gum is a unique collaboration between Marliya of Gondwana Choirs and Felix Riebl and Ollie McGill of The Cat Empire. In this breathtaking concert, their unique blend of choral music, contemporary songs and dance combine with the power of the full Sydney Symphony Orchestra in a performance like you’ve never seen before.

High energy, high impact, and hauntingly beautiful, this fearless music lays bare the injustices faced by Indigenous Australians and shines a light on the strength of those who fight for their community. 

Marliya choir
Felix Riebl composer
Aaron Wyatt conductor
Ross Irwin, Felix Riebl and Ollie McGill arrangements
Lyn Williams AM choral director
Deborah Brown choreography

Presented by Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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