Brisbane Powerhouse presents
Soirée with The Idea of North
Sat 18 Aug 2012
Fresh back from sell-out performances at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and a whirlwind tour of Asia, The Idea of North return to The Brisbane Powerhouse for one night only.
Soirée celebrates some of the finest arrangements the group has performed and recorded over the years including songs from their latest ARIA nominated album, Extraordinary Tale.
They have been mesmerising audiences for over 18 years with their dexterous and distinctive style, which is both astonishingly precise and impossibly beautiful. Undoubtedly Australia’s most acclaimed vocal ensemble The Idea of North is in excellent form with new songs and their ever-wry, self-effacing wit. The international award-winning group has been ABC Jazz & Classics highest selling artist for several years and continues to successfully reinvent their often-misrepresented style, creating a very real freshness and relevance for a cappella singing.
A testament to their development of technique (and commitment to their instrument) is their extraordinary vocal blend. These four extravagantly talented singers, charming and urbane, have a fast humour and a quick-witted patter. Sophisticated interpretations of classics and original songs feature alongside unique arrangements of contemporary and traditional tunes. They breathe new life into a time-honoured art form and remain a mellifluous modern voice in music today.
Duration: 1hr 50mins
"The most wonderful and unforgettable musical evening." - Dr. Tommy Tycho A.M. M.B.E”
"One of Australia's brightest cultural treasures." - Sydney Morning Herald
“A vocal quartet of wit, charm and breathtaking musical virtuosity” -The Adelaide Advertiser
Group 10+ $30