Danza Productions the Producers of SOLD OUT Star Show Presents:
DETAILS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2019 SYMPOSIUM & CONCERT AT DEAKIN EDGE
Saturday 9th November 2019
Environment Symposium 5.00pm-6.30pm (Doors open 4.30pm)
Earth Show Music Concert 8.00pm - 9.30pm (Doors open 7.15pm)
Deakin Edge Federation Square
Corner of Swanston Street & Flinders Street, Melbourne
Pre Sales: Adult $55, Concession $50, Student $40, Child U 16 $30, Group 8+ $45
Environment Symposium included in ticket price
Door Sales: Extra $5 per ticket SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
BOOKINGS: Web: http://eventopia.co/earthshow (transaction fee applies)
Phone: Kellie 0438 881 985
If cost is a barrier and you really want to attend the evening show please phone Kellie on number above to discuss.
Especially those on a low income and volunteers for the environment
Featuring 10 String and Electric Guitarist Matthew Fagan, AKA Lord of the Strings! & band&
including Internationally acclaimed, award winning concert pianist, Nicholas Young and composer Alan Griffiths.
Performing Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Tubular Bells, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony,
Vivaldi Four Season & Australian composers Matthew Fagan (Albums Voyages & Indigo Moon) &
Alan Griffiths (Albums Introspection and Rare View). Alan Griffiths’ works will be performed by a trio consisting
of Violinist Ben Spiers, Cellist Gemma Kneale and pianist Nicholas Young.
The visual projection to live music celebrates the beauty and diversity of our planet earth locally, nationally and
globally including human impacts, solutions and opportunities to take action to protect what we love.
Visuals so far have been supported by Parks Victoria, Australian Antarctic Division, Zoos Victoria,
Victorian National Parks Association, The Arthur Rylah Research Institute, 2040, Tree Sisters, Extinction Rebellion,
Jacinda Brown Photography, The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Photographer Gayle Osborne President of
Wombat Forest Care, Photography from Alan Griffiths and more.
Matthew Fagan Guitar
Matthew Fagan has performed in over 120 countries and as guest artist with international performers Billy Connolly,
The Buena Vista Social Club and Natalie Cole amongst others. Billy Connolly was quoted as saying, "Matthew is the best
artist I have toured with". He gave Matthew his Liberty Banjo at the end of their National Tour. Matthew has released nine
music albums and specialises in many styles of guitar from Classical, Flamenco, Celtic, and Finger style,to Electric.
He performs on a unique custom made 10 String Spanish Guitar, Celtic Steel String Guitar and a Santana model-Paul
Reed Smith Electric Guitar.
Matthew's project “Voyages” became the Twilight Concert,at Federation Square on Australia Day from 2004 - 2010
with Matthew as musical director, featuring over 300 performers to audiences of 20,000.
Nicholas Young (Piano)
Internationally acclaimed, Award Winning concert pianist and ‘Young Steinway Artist’, Nicholas Young has regularly
concertised throughout Australia and Europe, appearing as soloist with the Vienna International, West Australian,
Queensland, Adelaide and Willoughby Symphony Orchestras. Nicholas’ accolades include Keyboard Winner of the
2011 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards & Winner of the 2016 receiving First Prize and Best Beethoven
Performance of the ‘Grand Prize Virtuoso’ International Music Competition (London) and the recipient of Allison/Henderson
Sydney Eisteddfod and Michael Kieran Harvey Piano Scholarships and the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship.
An avid supporter of new music, he has given national & world premieres of several works.
Alan Griffiths (Composer)
Acclaimed Australian art music composer Alan Griffiths specializes in writing for piano. After scoring 25 films including 2
feature films Alan concentrates on composing art music. Alan’s repertoire has been included in piano examination syllabuses,
attracted glowing international reviews and performed by some of Australia’s most renowned musicians. Pianist Evgeny Ukhanov
recorded and performed Alan’s debut album Introspection, and pianist Nicholas Young recorded and performs Rare View,
Alan’s second album. Nicholas featured in Rare View’s 2018 world premiere at Beleura House, which was sponsored by SONY
and Stuart & Sons.
Marek Podstawek (World Percussion, sound sculptor)
Marek has toured national and international Festivals in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Hungary and Yugoslavia and theUnited States.
'Our Shared Home' environment symposium from 5.00pm to 6.30pm is included in ticket price.
The Symposium is also on sale separately : All Tickets $10 Book here
The theme for the symposium is the importance of the protection and restoration of living ecosystems
as a natural climate solution option with speakers from current cutting edge projects for the
preservation of Animals, Plants and Forests.
Speakers range from Scientists from Zoos Victoria and Melbourne Botanic Gardens, The Threatened Species Recovery Hub
to Conservation Campaigners from Victorian National Parks Association and Friends of the Earth and representatives from
Citizen Science Groups the Field Naturalist Club of Victoria and Friends of the Leadbeaters Possum Group & more.
-Amy Coetsee Threatened Species biologist from Zoos Victoria
-Marc Freestone from Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and ANU PhD Candidate Research
undertaking research on threatened orchids for the Threatened Species Recovery Hub
of the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Program
-Shannon Hurley Nature Conservation Campaigner from The Victorian National Parks Association
-Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth
-Maxwell Campbell, President of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
-Steve Neacher, President from Friends of the Leadbeaters Possum
People who are dedicated to the environment who will share with us their wealth of knowledge
and what they have witnessed and learnt, through direct experience, inspiring action.
'We all now stand at a unique point at this planets history where we must all show responsibility both for our present
wellbeing and the future of life on Earth. Everyone of us has the power to make changes, and make them now.
Our wonderful Natural world and the lives [future generations] depend upon us doing so.'
The right is reserved to add, withdraw, reschedule or substitute artists and or vary advertised program or venue.
All ages event - all attendees need to have a booking