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Katie Noonan & Australian String Quartet

6 November 2019 State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre

Katie Noonan & Australian String Quartet

6 November 2019 State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre Buy tickets

Presented by The Harbour Agency with Kin Music & Australian String Quartet

For the first time ever, powerhouse Katie Noonan will be joined by the acclaimed Australian String Quartet for a national tour of their new project 'The Glad Tomorrow'.

The new album sees Katie set the uniquely Australian poetry of Queenslander and First Nations icon Oodgeroo Noonuccal to music, commissioning ten stellar Australian contemporary composers to create a song cycle based on Oodgeroo’s poetry, bringing together 4 distinct worlds – Contemporary Australian and Queensland Composers, the searing poetry of Queenslander Oodgeroo Noonuccal, the Australian String Quartet and Katie Noonan’s unique voice and innate musicality.

This unique combination of creative powerhouses will deliver spectacular and spine-tingling live performances in some of Australia’s finest theatre settings.


1. The Curlew Cried ( ©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Thomas Green)
2. Then and Now (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Carl Vine)
3. Son Of Mine (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Richard Tognetti)
4. Song (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Iain Grandage)
5. Balance (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Robert Davidson)
6. String Quartet No 2 in E minor (©Connor D’Netto)


1. Peter Sculthorpe String Quartet No 11 “Jabiru Dreaming” (© Peter Sculthorpe)
2. Tree Grave (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Elena Kats-Chernin)
3. United We Win (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/William Barton)
4. Dawn Wail for the Dead (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Connor D’Netto)
5. No More Boomerang (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/David Hirschfelder)
6. A Song of Hope (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Katie Noonan)

*Encore – Maranoa Lullaby (©Peter Sculthorpe)

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.
  • $61.90 Admit

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