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Forset Collective | Emo Phase: Dan Thorpe in Focus

23 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST

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$25 – $42

Lots of people have an emo phase, Dan Thorpe’s just lasted a bit longer. It’s his thirtieth birthday, he’s a concert pianist, but he still just wants to shred sad, queer bangers. Join Forest Collective and piano maverick Dan for a night of high energy, genre defying music for piano and ensemble, revisiting repertoire from the last ten years of his career, plus world premiere concerti by Cat Hope and Dan himself.

Kezia Yap – Lightjar
Nico Muhly – Drones and Piano
Dan Thorpe (music) & Stacey Teague (text) – Takahe
Cat Hope – Lampi (Forest Collective commission & world premiere)
Dan Thorpe – You are Jeff  (Forest Collective commission & world Premiere)
Ali Fyffe  – Saxophones
Brit Plummer director – You Are Jeff (guest artist)
Dan Thorpe – Piano soloist, curator, composer (guest artist)
Danae Killian – Piano
Evan J Lawson – Conductor
Helen Bower – Violin
Ian Crossfield – Double Bass
Kim Tan – Flutes
Kate Bright – Mezzo Soprano
Phoebe Smithies – Horn
Rosanne Hunt – Cello
Ryan Lynch – Clarinet
Ryan Williams – Recorders
Samantha Ramirez – Harp, electric harp
Trea Hindley – Trombone
William Cooper – Accordion
Zela Papageorgiou – Percussion

Rating – M15+
Trigger warnings: mature language, sexual content, loud noises, mentions of death & trauma

Presented by Forest Collective, Abbotsford Convent & Midsumma Festival, as part of Convent Live and Midsumma Festival 2021
Forest Collective is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and the City of Yarra
You are Jeff received support from Vitalstatistix for it’s first development, as part of Adhocracy 2020


23 April 2021
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$25 – $42
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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford
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