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26 September 2011

New Music Network: PGH address & Mini-series

Lyndon Terracini Image: Lyndon Terracini  
© Peter Derrett

This year's Peggy Glanville-Hicks address will be presented in Sydney and Melbourne by the artistic director of Opera Australia, baritone Lyndon Terracini, on the topic of 'Populism as Art and the Art of Populism'. The address will be followed by a live performance of David Young and Margaret Cameron's Minotaur the Island (an excerpt of about 20 minutes in Sydney, the complete opera of approximately 45 minutes in Melbourne). The production by ChamberMade re-imagines the lost opera of Monteverdi, focusing on the tragic story of the Minotaur.

Places for these free events are limited - for bookings, call 0411 606 077 by 24 October at latest.


The New Music Network is also calling for proposals for their New Music Mini Series - this series comprises artists and ensembles of 'the next generation' within contemporary art music practice. More information about this series, held alongside the annual New Music Network Concert Series, is available on the NMN website. Deadline for proposals is 30 November.

Event details

13th annual Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address
presented by Lyndon Terracini
Sydney: Wednesday 2 November at 6pm, The Mint (Macquarie St)
Melbourne: Friday 11 November at 7:30pm, BMW Edge (Federation Square)

Further links

New Music Network - Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address
New Music Network - Mini Series: call for proposals

The Australian Music Centre connects people around the world to Australian composers and sound artists. By facilitating the performance, awareness and appreciation of music by these creative artists, it aims to increase their profile and the sustainability of their art form. Established in 1974, the AMC is now the leading provider of information, resources, materials and products relating to Australian new music.


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