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Roland Peelman

This is a stub entry only — it provides links to other resources by and about Roland Peelman held in our catalogue.

Random Audio Sample: Mater : for six voices and percussion by Elena Kats-Chernin, from the CD As a lily

Articles by and about Roland Peelman

2009: a year of choral music by Anni Heino

Choral year 2009 has been an encouraging one. Numerous new works - of all shapes and sizes, from spiritual choral works involving choirs and orchestras, to simple a cappella miniatures - have seen the light of the day, and hopefully these are just the first performances of these compositions, with many more to come. Commissioning new work for a choir is an art in itself, but an unexpected result is not necessarily a bad result, as our short interviews with three Victorian conductors reveal.

Works commissioned by Roland Peelman

Ekstasis by Andrew Schultz

World premieres given by Roland Peelman

In praise of sandstone : for voices, piano (4 hands) and percussion (6 players) by Elliott Gyger— 22 Mar 12 (New Hall, Sydney Grammar School)

Hear the bird of day : from Australian Aphorisms by Andrew Ford— 26 Feb 12 (Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Sydney)

The Voyage : arranged for voices by Graeme Koehne— 19 May 11 (Australian War Memorial, ACT)

Sacred kingfisher psalms : for mixed choir by Ross Edwards— 22 May 10 (The Fitter's Workshop, Canberra International Music Festival)

Comparing the eye to a telescope : soprano with ensemble by Barry Conyngham— 13 Nov 09 (Peter Karmel Building, ANU School of Music, ACT)

aida : for vocal ensemble by Lachlan Skipworth— 18 Jul 09 (The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre)

Pirrki-pirrki : bloodwood by Rosalind Page— 18 Feb 09 (Casula Powerhouse, NSW)

In God's Esperanto : for seven vocalists by Damien Ricketson— 19 Sep 08 (National Library of Australia, Canberra)

One word full of meaning (sextets: 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, baritone, bass - with percussion) by Brad Gill— Sep 07 (AMP Building, Sydney)

To keep things reasonable (trios: mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass with chamber ensemble) by David Young— Sep 07 (Carriageworks, Sydney)

When David heard : for chamber choir and piano by Jennifer Fowler— 30 Jun 07 (St James Church, King Street, Sydney)

A line has two (soprano with chamber ensemble and electronics) by Damien Ricketson— 29 Jul 04 (The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney.)

Streams within : large chamber ensemble by Dominik Karski— 12 Nov 03 (Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre, Melbourne)

Shoal : six unaccompanied voices by Damien Ricketson— 14 Feb 03 (Loudmouth Festival, Newcastle, Australia.)

Ayo visto : after Johannes Cornago's 'Missa de la mapa mundi' by Natalie Williams— 2003 (ModArt 2003 young composers project, Sydney)

Afterimages : for bass koto and orchestra by Barry Conyngham— 5 May 95

Burrow : opera by Michael Smetanin and Alison Croggon— 21 Feb 94 (Octagon Theatre)

Bound for South Australia : SATB choir by Elliott Gyger— 27 Jun 93 (Sydney Opera House)

Suspended preludes : for double bass and piano by Andrew Schultz— Jun 93 (University of Wollongong)

The second coming (trios: tenor, baritone, bass with chamber ensemble) by Elliott Gyger— 9 Apr 93 (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney)

On Sutherland's grave : SATBarB choir by Matthew Orlovich— 1992 (For 2MBS FM (Sydney) live broadcast from Studio C, during Oz Music Week 1992)

Upon the dark water : for vocal sextet or six-part choir SSATBB by Stuart Greenbaum— 18 Jul 91 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)