Halcyon - In Nature

Jenny Duck-Chong (Creator), Jane Sheldon (Creator), Sally Walker (Creator), Geoffrey Gartner (Creator), Vladimir Gorbach (Creator), Tim Brigden (Creator), Maharshi Raval (Creator)

    Research output: Non-textual formLive Music


    In a concert of Contemporary Art Chamber Music, In Nature featured four world premieres by Larry Sitsky, Elena Kats Chernin, Melissa Hui and Madeleine Isaksson, the Australian premiere of Andrew Ford's new song cycle, "Nature" and Matthew Hindson's engaging "Insect Songs". The works, drawn from three continents and relationships old and new, featured texts and poetry from Australia, the UK, Finland, Sweden, France, Japan and China, performed by mezzo soprano Jenny Duck-Chong, soprano Jane Sheldon, flautist Sally Walker, cellist Geoffrey Gartner, guitarist Vladimir Gorbach, percussionist Tim Brigden and tabla player Maharshi Raval. Program: Andrew Ford "Nature", Elena Kats-Chernin's "Moondust" (Commissioned by flautist Sally Walker and dedicated to Dr Philip Spradbery, the renowned entomologist, CSIRO scientist and passionate environmental advocate) Madeleine Isaksson "Blad över blad", Larry Sitsky "The Bamboo Flute" Catherine Milliken "Kazuko" Nigel Butterley "Nature changes", Melissa Hui "Two songs on Poems from Longfellow".
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSydney
    Size2 hours including interval
    Publication statusPublished - 2019
    EventHalcyon - In Nature - Sydney
    Duration: 12 Oct 2019 → …


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