Vanessa Perica Orchestra

Love is a Temporary Madness

Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Composer, arranger and conductor Vanessa Perica has quickly become one of the most exciting new voices in Australian jazz.

Perica’s debut album ‘Love is a Temporary Madness’ was met with widespread acclaim, named one of the best Australian albums of 2020 by The Guardian, winner of the Best Jazz Album at the Music Victoria Awards and nominated for the prestigious Australian Music Prize.

This dynamic and exhilarating 17-piece ensemble features some of Australia’s finest jazz musicians such as Jamie Oehlers, Julien Wilson, Ben Vanderwal, Mat Jodrell and Andrea Keller, reuniting to perform the full award-winning album together for the first time.

Supported by multi award-winning, UK-based pianist Belle Chen, whose captivating and unpredictable approach to music has been praised by industry heavyweights such as Brian Eno and BBC’s Max Reinhardt, this is an evening not to be missed.

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