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The Canberra International Music Festival 2008 offers fine music lovers a dynamic and varied program, featuring over 20 visiting composers, 50 musicians and 30 concerts in venues across the city for 12 days of autumn music making. This year’s program which runs from the 7th to the 18th of May showcases the full spectrum of chamber music, from early music through to contemporary jazz, and just about everything in-between: music-theatre, chamber opera, world, cabaret, multi-media and experimental -all performed at the highest level and designed to attract a diverse audience nationally.

The line-up of performers include:
The Canberra International Music Festival 2008 features a diverse line up of artists from around the world, many of whom have never performed in Australia:
the Czech diva/songstress and violinist Iva Bittova, New York’s Grammy-nominated Don Byron Ivey-Divey Trio, the phenomenal percussion quartet So Percussion and the worlds’ best theremin player Rob Schwimmer with his cabaret trio Polygraph Lounge. (more…)