First FRIENDS Night with special guest Geoff Hassall
Dates & times
Fri 22 February 2019, 5:30pm–7:30pm
ANU Drill Hall Gallery
Image: 1. Jon Molvig, The Bridesmaids (detail) 1956, oil on masonite, 152.4 x 122 cm. 2. Photograph, The Australian 2015
Following the official opening of the exhibition Hassall Collection: A masterpiece collection of Australian art, we invite you to continue the celebrations at our exclusive Friends’ Night with special guest Geoff Hassall.
Usher in a new year of friendship, creativity and knowledge sharing!
Performance by Miroslav Bukovsky with guest accompaniment to be announced.
Born in Czechoslovakia, Miro has a long and established career as one of Australia’s leading jazz trumpeters and composers.
He has performed with many groups including Bob Bertles’ “Moontrane”, the Bruce Cale Orchestra, Sydney Conservatorium Orchestra, KMA Orchestra, the Freeboppers, Renee Geyer, Daly-Wilson Big Band, Monica and the Moochers, Carl Orr, the Mighty Reapers and the Australian Art Orchestra.
He formed Ten Part Invention with John Pochee and Roger Frampton and has been active as a composer for this band and for his own band Major Minority formed in 1987 to perform original compositions and currently with Wanderlust which he formed in 1991.
He has won the Jazz Action Society’s Jazz Composers competition several times and also teaches and does session work.
Click here to listen.
We have a monthly nibbles potluck on Friends’ Night, bring a share plate if you can and come boast about your recipe!
This members’ night is ticketed for non-members of the Drill Hall Friends Membership Program. Tickets include complimentary wine bar provided by Drill Hall Gallery.
Tickets available on Eventbrite
Lucky door raffle supported by Clonakilla Wines.
1. Jon Molvig, The Bridesmaids (detail) 1956, oil on masonite, 152.4 x 122 cm.
2. Photograph, The Australian 2015