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Alison Morgan

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Random Audio Sample: The Canticles of Advent : SATB choir by George Palmer, from the CD Exaltate Dominum

Articles by and about Alison Morgan

First Stones - compositions taking shape by Alison Morgan

Halcyon's First Stones 2011 Emerging Composers Project is now well underway, with all ten composers recently submitting their first drafts. In May, Halcyon and composer Elliott Gyger presented two public seminars on vocal writing, followed by a one-day workshop with the First Stones participants. An overnight composition task was set for the composers for discussion and rehearsal the next day. Soprano and Halcyon's co-director Alison Morgan reports.

First Stones - from ideas to fruition by Elliott Gyger

Having participated in numerous composer development programs myself, it is a pleasure and a delight now to be able to pass on the favour to younger composers through taking on the role of teacher and mentor. Halcyon’s First Stones project has been particularly rewarding, as it’s the first program I’ve been in on from the beginning and helped to design...

Kingfisher - songs for Halcyon by Alison Morgan

...rested and ready for a bold new challenge, we’ve asked 23 composers to write 23 new chamber songs for Halcyon. 'Kingfisher' ('halcyon' is the genus name for this dashing little bird) is already proving to be an immensely satisfying venture, though rehearsals are still three months away. The first songs have trickled in, each one a unique instalment in what promises to be the best birthday present ever!

World premieres given by Alison Morgan

See, the prismatic colors glisten : for soprano, mezzo-soprano, clarinet, cello and percussion by John Peterson— 15 Mar 14 (Music Workshop,Sydney Conservatorium of Music, NSW)

Beginnings : for soprano, vibraphone, and string quartet by Anthony Lyons— 27 Nov 09 (St. Ives Uniting Church, Sydney)

The earth that fire touches : for soprano soloist, SATB chorus and orchestra by John Peterson— 28 Aug 02 (Bowman Hall, Blacktown, Sydney)

Future : for soprano, baritone, chorus and orchestra by Nicholas Vines— 28 Aug 02 (Performance by combined MLC-Trinity Orchestra, at Bowman Hall, Blacktown, NSW)