29 July 2013
Asian Composers League Festival 2013 - Australian works
[Update 5 Aug - Katia Tiutiunnik's work Jehanne added.)
Works by six Australian composers - Katy Abbott, Stuart Greenbaum, Andrián Pertout, Johanna Selleck, Petar Jovanov and Katia Tiutiunnik - are included in the program of the 31st Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival & Conference in Singapore, 20-24 September 2013.
Katy Abbott's 'At the Clotheslines' (from The Domestic Sublime song cycle for soprano and piano) and Stuart Greenbaum's String Quartet No. 5 will be performed during the festival. Other featured works include Andrián Pertout's Aequilibrium for flute, clarinet, viola, cello, trombone, piano and percussion, and Johanna Selleck's The Prospect and Bower of Bliss I for soprano and piano.
Petar Jovanov is the young composer selected to represent Australia at the Asian Composers League Young Composer Competition, and his work Strange Ways for three percussionists will compete for a commission to be premiered during the next ACL festival in Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan.
Katia Tiutiunnik's work Jehanne for soprano and viola is included in the festival program as part of the selection by the Malaysian Composers Collective.
The Asian Composers League was established in 1973. Official member countries and regions are Australia (Melbourne Composers' League), Hong Kong (Hong Kong Composers Guild), Israel (Israel Composers' League), Japan (Japan Federation of Composers), Korea, Malaysia (Malaysian Composers Collective), New Zealand (Composers Association of New Zealand), Philippines, Singapore (Composers Society of Singapore), Taiwan, Thailand (Composers Association of New Music) and Turkey (Composers Association of New Music).
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