Dang Lan is a multi-instrumentalist and performer of Vietnamese popular and folk music. Toby Martin is a rock musician and songwriter, best known as the singer in Youth Group.
Lan and Toby met while working on Songs From Northam Avenue (Urban Theatre Projects) five years ago and have been friends and musical collaborators ever since. This concert premieres new songs that Lan and Toby have written together – songs about journeys to and from Australia, and complicated feelings about home, longing and displacement – as well as traditional Vietnamese songs given a new twist. These songs represent a meeting point between Lan and Toby’s two musical traditions. They are local Sydney and western Sydney songs and stories, but they are also global ones.
Lan and Toby will be joined by guest musicians including Bree van Reyk and Matthew Steffen.
Runtime: 75 mins
Sat 23 Jan at 2pm
Sat 23 Jan at 7pm
Reserved Full Price – $35
Reserved Full Price + 2 Course Meal – $60
Family of 4 (2 Adults & 2 Children) – $75
+ booking fee
2 COURSE MEAL
Entree – Crispy Prawn Toast, Sriracha Aioli & Coriander
Main – Vietnamese Style Duck Breast, Chilli Sauce & Herb Salad
Please call CPAC’s restaurant Bellbird Dining and Bar on (02) 8711 7123 if you have specific dietary requirements.
Please note that paired seats cannot be split, therefore if you are after a single seat please select a seat that is on its own.
If you are after other configurations, please contact the Sydney Festival office during business hours.
Face masks are mandatory at all Sydney Festival events for all patrons 13 years and older, in line with NSW Government regulations. A face mask is required at all times while inside foyers, theatres and outdoor venues, including during performances. Children 12 and under are exempt but are encouraged to wear masks where practicable.
A strict lockout period applies. Please arrive early to avoid dissapointment.
This work was commissioned by UTP.
Casula Powerhouse is a cultural facility of Liverpool City Council and is also supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.
Photo: Joshua Morris.
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