Songs from a Stolen Senate

Fri 4th (7pm) -  Sat 5th (2pm, 7pm) September 2020 Free Online Interactive Performances – Register here Songs from a Stolen Senate features some of Australia’s leading First Nation musicians, who have taken parliamentary voices and reworked them into song and storytelling from the perspective of their own life stories. This is the first instalment

Video: Building a Two-Person Giant Flute

What instruments require two people to make a sound? Michael Sollis from The Griffyn Ensemble explores the Slide Flute as part of the Giant Instrument Playground at Belconnen Arts Centre, with the Circularsawruses.

Online Stream 2020

Details for streaming Songs from a Stolen Senate are below (all times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Who We Are

~flute~violin~harp~soprano~ double bass~composer~ Canberra’s premier chamber ensemble, featuring Michael Sollis, Chris Stone, Susan Ellis, Holly Downes, Kiri Sollis,

Video: The Dirty Red Digger

Highlights from The Griffyn Ensemble’s Dirty Red Digger – Conscription, Class War, and Rugby League, commemorating the Centenary of Anzac. Performance from 2015 at Belconnen Arts Centre.  Original music by Griffyn composer Michael Sollis.  ‘Green Fields of France’ by Eric Bogle. Video: Dan Gwynn.

Video: The Lost Mapmaker

Highlights from The Griffyn Ensemble’s Lost Mapmaker with visual artist Annika Romeyn. Performance from 2014 at the National