2017 Video Snippets
some are fun, some are serious, all are improvised at the Festival photo shoot
VIDEOs, Music and Photos from our previous festivals
Worlds Collide PROMO
3 September 2016 - on a Rooftop in Parramatta!!
Eight Storeys High, Seven Cultures, One Amazing New Sound
Tony Gorman and Bobby Singh - Building 20 - 10 September -the Armory
William Barton - The Gathering - 2 September - Pemulwuy
Baha'i CHoral Festival- 11 September 2016 - Ingleside
Shirin Majd Promo- Building 20 - 10 Sept 2016 - The armory
The 11 piece Orchestra has been assembled from artists in Western Sydney from diverse cultural backgrounds creating 'new' Australian Sacred music.
Their new work, the ‘Three Sides of Love and Death’ explores the universal themes of unconditional love and rites of passage through the stories and sacred music practices of culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse artists who make up the Orchestra and showcases the power of process, collaboration and diversity.
The Orchestra opened the 2014 Festival and are currently finishing off their debut recording.
Three of the Orchestra members feature in this years 'A Sacred Exchange' at Riverside Theatres on 5 September.
Riley Lee, will feature in two concerts this year, unpacking his tradition and then combinin with other sacred practitioners in, 'A Sacred Exchange', and solo in 'Empty Sky, a benefit concert for the Sydney Zen Centre,
Music Hunter Presents, Sandy Evans, Bobby Singh, Brett Hirst, Sarangan Sriranganathan in a tribute for South African freedom Fighter, Ahmed Kathrada, featuring Australia's Leading jazz and Indian Musicians. Here is a taste of another Sandy Evans project featuring Bobby Singh...
Sydney Sacred Music Festival Compilation CD
This CD features 14 tracks from Aboriginal Australia to Mongolia, from ancient Uyghur culture to Sacred Pop fusions.
Featuring Riley Lee; IndiaJiva; Tenzin Choegyal; Heather Lee; Bukhu Gamburged...
Produced by Richard Petkovic for the Cultural Arts Collective
Photographers include: Stephen Mifsud and Gerrie Mifsud gerrie.com.au; Jim Giannis; Ali Mousawi and Alex Wisser