Sounds on the Salt Lake

Sounds on the Salt Lake

On 10.03.2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Save to calendar

At  Goldfields Arts Centre
Goldfields, WA, Australia

Cost: Tickets: Adult $20 18+ Children & Students $12 Concession $15
Picnic Basket for 2: $35
Picnic Basket for 4: $55 (content of picnic basket doubles for 4)

Categories: Arts and Cultural Events


Sounds on the Saltlake presented by Tjuma Pulka Media Aborginal Corporation

Mathias Duplessy and the Violins of the World
supported by The Brownley Gospel Singers

Mathias Duplessy is a French composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist who throughout his voyages to the Far East and beyond have been graced with fortuitous encounters with some of the worlds most accomplished musicians – the Violins of the World. Mathias Duplessy’s passion for undiscovered musical terrains has led him to Kalgoorlie-Boulder; where in partnership with the Brownley Gospel Singers will give birth to a new musical adventure. A performance of pure gold – pliable though mixed with undiscovered sounds of cross cultural fusions of traditional folk songs, original pieces, and Wangkatja language in harmony with Mongolian throat singing.Date: Saturday 10 March 2018
Time: 5pm sharp to approx 10pm
Venue: Saltlake, 20 minutes out of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA
Transport: You will be transported to and from the venue by bus. Ticket holders to meet at the Goldfields Arts Centre, 35 Cheetham Street, KalgoorliePlates cutlery plastic cups and napkins
2 bottles of Voss still / sparkling
2 scotch eggs
2 pork pies
2 potato salads
Biscuits and cheese
Pate with toast
2 small muffins
Dried fruit with chocolates
This is the first and only Australian performance by Mathias Duplessy and the Violins of the World. Invited by Tjuma Pulka Original Nations Media Corporation, Mathias Duplessy and the Violins of the World will perform under desert skies on a unique geographical feature prevalent in the Goldfields – a salt encrusted lake with soft red sand hills framing its boundary. As part of the 125th Commemoration of Paddy Hannan, Thomas Flanagan and Dan O’Shea finding gold at the base of Mt Charlotte, Sounds on the Saltlake opens with an Acknowledgement of Country as told by Storyteller, Josie Boyle, a Creation Story: Women of the Saltlake; Birth of Karlkurla. Born from the land, the Karlkurla will sprout forth unique, rich grassroots human stories – that recognises the importance of language and how it is spoken through pulsating earthy grassroots music and song.PLEASE NOTE:This is an Alcohol Free Event
Once on site you cannot return to town until the end of the event (Service Vehicles only allowed on site).
Bring your own chairs, picnic baskets or picnic blanket. 
Food and Drinks stalls will at the venue and will be CASH ONLY.
You need to arrive at the GAC at 5pm sharp. If you miss the bus you will miss the event.

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