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Muses Trio: Reclaiming the Spirit for International Women's Day


Muses Trio: Reclaiming the Spirit for International Women's Day

  • Date: Saturday, 12 March 2016, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Caloundra Regional Art Gallery — 22 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra, QLD
  • Tickets: Full: $40 | Concession & early bird: $35 | Gallery Friends: $30 | Group of 4 (adult): $125 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Experience an innovative and intimate chamber music performance of stunning music composed by women played by women to celebrate International Women’s Day 2016.

Reclaiming The Spirit offers audiences a thrilling glimpse into the lives and legacy of women in music with a rare opportunity to get up close, experience live classical music, mingle and engage with the musicians and living composers. Muses Trio discover, perform, collaborate, commission and record outstanding musical works written by women.

Muses Trio are Christa Powell (Topology), Louise King (Cello Dreaming) and Therese Milanovic (Topology), who bring this relatively unknown yet vastly deserving collection of music to the stage and to enthralled audiences. A signature of their carefully curated public performance events are guest speakers with an inspiring cause and a focus on celebrating exceptional visual-artists. Inspiring, collaborating, connecting, commissioning and supporting creative women to pursue and share artistic excellence are important aspects of their research and performance outcomes.

Cash bar hosted by The Friends of the Gallery.

Guest speaker Sunshine Coast artist, Margaret Turner (www.margaret-turner.com.au).

EVENT SPONSORS: Sunshine Coast Council, Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance, Friends Regional Gallery Caloundra Inc, Nigel Bland’s Piano Warehouse, Cello Dreaming.

Featured non-Australian music: Clara Schumann, Jennifer Higdon, Gabriela Lena Frank

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Blue silence : for piano trio (2012) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Muses Trio
Digital sheet music sample Reclaiming the spirit : a sonic tapestry for violinist & singing cellist with harmonic whirlies (2011) by Sarah Hopkins
— performed by Muses Trio
The spirit and the maiden : piano trio (2004) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Muses Trio
Two boleros : piano trio by Louise Denson
— performed by Muses Trio

Featured artists

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