‘BEAUTIFUL MUSIC’ is the story of the men and women of the Sydney Street Choir journeying to ‘apologize’ to the traditional owners of Australia, the Aboriginal people as represented by the Custodians of Uluru.
The Sydney Street Choir comprise of a group of homeless, mentally ill and disadvantaged men and women who all have personal stories of triumph against all odds, just to have made it as far as the Choir.
It is humbling then, to learn that the choristers of the Sydney Street Choir completed their mission to travel to Mutitjulu to sing their specially penned ‘Sorry Song’. Written as a heartfelt acknowledgement of the anguish of the ‘Stolen Generations’ The Sydney Street Choir can relate on a personal level to the dispossession, depression and loss of the Aboriginal community.
“Beautiful Music’ is the documentary of this epic journey from the hard streets of Sydney to the hard lives of the Aborigines of the Northern Territory. Set against the backdrop of the Australian Government Intervention into Northern Territory remote Aboriginal communities the story of the Sydney Street Choir ‘Two Hearts Tour’ is a chronicle of the lives of divided societies and how the power of music can unite them.