Why Should We Sing to Sharks?

Join Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann and Dr Yitzhak Yedid for a Dialogue on Music, where together they will explore language revival and the integration of traditions.

Travelling to Perth from South Australia, Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, D.Phil. (Oxon.), Ph.D. (Cantab.) (titular), brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you. He is Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, a tenured Full Professor at the University of Adelaide, Australia.

Dr Yitzhak Yedid is the National Trust’s composer in residence for 2021 and is an award-winning composer, pianist and pedagogue. His interest lies in composing concert music for virtuosi players and his composition folio contains over 50 orchestral, chamber, solo and vocal works. Yedid was born in Jerusalem, Israel, and since 2008 he has called Australia home.

Please join the National Trust for this one time opportunity to hear from these talented and prestigious professionals. The event will take place in the Great Southern Room at the State Library of Western Australia.

Refreshments will be provided after the session so you can ask Professor Zuckermann and Dr Yedid any burning questions.

Registration is free but limited. This event is proudly supported by Lotterywest.

Event date

Event Details

25 Francis Street, Perth, Western Australia

5:30pm - 7:00pm

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