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Nick Parnell: Vibes Virtuoso

Music's greatest 'hits' re-imagined by one of the world's foremost vibraphone players and his mallets of steel.

Nick Parnell makes old music new again, injecting energy into repertoire that might be familiar to some, but definitely inspirational to all, as evidenced with his latest album release, Vibes Virtuoso.

Favourites such as Gershwin's Summertime, Albeniz's Tango, Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso and Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – have been cleverly re-imagined by Parnell to create a whole new, vibrant listening experience. The vibraphone superbly melded with piano gets its moment in the spotlight, ranging from the technically challenging to sheer lyrical beauty in the space of a heartbeat.

Parnell's ongoing ambition is to make available classical music for everyone – something he achieves with enviable mastery through Vibes Virtuoso.

Nick Parnell is a complete and utter star. A brilliant and beautiful performer. - ABC Classic FM

Parnell exhibits a complete mastery of his instrument. - Rip It Up

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Place Old Government House
Date Monday 13 October
Time 7pm

  Adult $30
  Concession (Seniors/Students) $26
  Pensioner/Full-Time Student $22
  Group Bookings (10 or more) from $25*
  School Bookings from $20

*Phone the Box Office on (07) 3138 4455 to make a group booking. Group bookings cannot be made online.

Duration

60 minutes (no interval)

October 2014