Brisbane Powerhouse

The Grigoryan Brothers | This Is Us: A Musical Reflection of Australia

Acclaimed guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, have created an expansive, yet intimate, musical vision of what it means to be Australian.

Performances & Gigs

Event Details

Category

Performances & Gigs

Event Starts

Feb 4, 2022

Event Ends

Feb 4, 2022

Venue

Brisbane Powerhouse

Location

119 Lamington Street, New Farm QLD, Australia

Inspired by iconic objects from the National Museum of Australia, acclaimed guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, have created an expansive, yet intimate, musical vision of what it means to be Australian.

The suite of music is crafted around 18 personally selected and culturally significant objects: ‘We chose artefacts that try to represent some of our First Nations’ history as well as colonisation, migration, innovation and stories of love and loss. We were deeply moved by all of them.’

The evocative nature of each of the 18 compositions is heightened by high-definition 3D projections of the artefacts. Incorporating all their influences from classical to jazz and contemporary music, performed on a variety of guitars (electric, 8 string tenor ukulele, 12 string and classical), the Grigoryan Brothers take us from the deep past of early Indigenous Australians to the making of contemporary Australian society.

This is the first time the Grigoryan Brothers will be performing an entire program of original works. A unique and truly poignant performance not to be missed.

https://brisbanepowerhouse.org/whats-on/event/the-grigoryan-brothers/

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