The Glad Tomorrow: Katie Noonan & The Australian String Quartet

For the first time ever Australian powerhouse and 5 x ARIA Award Winner Katie Noonan will be performing with The Australian String Quartet.

Setting the words of the uniquely Australian poetry of Queenslander Oodgeroo Noonuccal to music, Katie Noonan has commissioned ten stellar Australian contemporary composers to create a song cycle based on Oodgeroo’s poetry, to be performed with the brilliant Australian String Quartet (ASQ).

Katie and the ASQ will be performing pieces written for them by Carl Vine, Elena Kats Chernin, Richard Tognetti, Iain Grandage, David Hirschfelder as well as Queensland composers Thomas Green, Robert Davidson, Connor D’Netto, William Barton and Katie herself.

The Glad Tomorrow project brings together 4 distinct worlds – Contemporary Australian and Queensland Composers, the searing poetry of Queenslander Oodgeroo Noonuccal, ASQ and Katie Noonan’s unique voice and innate musicality.

For the Oodgeroo Noonuccal project – Katie Noonan and ASQ will be performing together for the first time in Australia. Such a unique combination of creative powerhouses will result in some spectacular and spine tingling performances.

‘As a fiercely proud Queenslander and in a project that is celebrating an extraordinary Queensland woman, I am immensely proud to share in this World Premiere with these four wonderful and world class musicians.’ Katie Noonan

The Glad Tomorrow: Katie Noonan + The Australian String Quartet is part of the Civic Theatre 2019 Subscription Season. Subscriptions are available from Wednesday 5th December, single ticket sales available Monday 28th January 2019.

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*As adopted in Council’s fees and charges for the 2018/19 year, a fee of $2.00 for all transactions will apply from Monday August 6th 2018 including counter, phone and online sales. This is a per transaction fee, not a per ticket fee, that will be applied at the end of your purchase. Shows with free tickets, such as Music at Midday, will remain free. Please note: The initial purchase of Gift Vouchers and subscriptions is exempt.

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Date & Time:

Friday 8 November, 7:30pm


Approximately 2 hours (including interval)

Ticket Prices:

Adult $60.00
Concession $55.00
Group 4+ $55.00ea
Adult Subscriber $55.00
Concession Subscriber $50.00
*Transaction fees apply


Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre
Burns Way (off Tarcutta St)
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

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