The Gala Concert is an expression of the ‘rivers of light’ created by LightnUp’s hundreds of lantern processions held across Australia over the last 25 years. The concert features specially created choral work by three of Australia’s leading emerging composers and Lismore young composer Tilly Jones. The program includes a unique audience interactive piece featuring ‘smart-phones’, yes, please bring along your smart phone.
Lead by Michelle Leonard OAM, Moorambilla Voices’ teenage ensemble MaxedOut will perform with their stunning Taiko drums and join workshop participants from the Lismore Schools’ Festival Choir and the Northern Rivers Youth Jazz Ensemble, Young Singer Song-Writer winner Freya Cotterill. The Welcome to Country will be performed by the Nini Nahri-Gali Dance Troupe.