23 February 2022

CIMF 2022 – C21 Blue Poles

Start the conversation
Photo of Blue Poles by Jackson Pollock

Concert 21 of Canberra International Music Festival 2022 is Blue Poles, on 8 May at 2:30 pm. Artwork: Jackson Pollock.

One of the boldest bursts of raw painterly energy ever committed to canvas holds pride of place in our National Gallery. Hear how American modernism found a lasting presence in the new city of Canberra.


Ruth Crawford Seeger; Andante

John Cage; 4’33”

Brian Howard; ‘Blue Poles’, String Quartet no. 5 (world premiere)


Alma Moodie Quartet

Matthew Doyle, Didgeridoo

The details

What: Canberra International Music Festival’s Concert 21 – Blue Poles
When: Sunday 8 May 2022, 2:30 pm
Where: Fairfax Theatre, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes ACT 2600
Cost: $65 general admission, $58 concession. Tickets at CIMF.

For more information and to view the whole program, visit CIMF.

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.