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Tunnel Number Five: A Festival of Underground Music

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When

Sun 13 Aug 2017 | 7:00pm to Thu 17 Aug 2017 | 9:30pm

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Concerts commence at 7pm each evening. Please arrive by 6.45pm to ensure entry.

Where

Darwin WWII Oil Storage Tunnels
Darwin Waterfront, Kitchener Dr, Darwin

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Price
Adult: 
$35
Concession: 
$30
Full Concert Pass: 
$140
Full Concert Pass (Conc): 
$120
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Description 

Prepare yourself for a series of sonic adventures, staged within Darwin’s haunting WWII Oil Storage Tunnels. Directed by Melbourne-based shakuhachi performer and composer Anne Norman with Co-Artistic Director Netanela Mizrahi, this inspired project combines musical talent from across Australia to deliver new and culturally diverse soundscapes, created in response to the reverberant tunnel. A series of standing waves of delicate sounds wash over the audience, bouncing off both ends of the tunnel and returning in new patterns of interference – building in intensity and eventually dying to a whispered magic.

For a unique listening experience, audience members place their own seat (byo chair) within the length of the tunnel and, during the interval, are invited to relocate their seat for a new listening perspective. Featuring 11 musicians spanning three continents, many more countries and life philosophies, they will play 12 instruments – all within the 13th instrument, the tunnel itself.

Image: vocalist Deborah Kayser and double bassist Nick Tsiavos

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