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Our own composers


Our own composers

  • Date: Saturday, 2 May 2009, 2:30pm
  • Venue: Kangaroo Valley Hall — Kangaroo Valley Village, Kangaroo Valley, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Arts in the Valley 2009 series
  • Tickets: $45/$35 (concession) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Merlyn Quaife specialises in contemporary music, and has one of the most sepulchral soprano voices in Australia. The concert will contain works by composers from the region. Rosalind Page (from Berry) has recently won Australia’s most prestigious song cycle award. Mary Finsterer (from Bowral) is
a feisty composer who pushes lots of boundaries. Andrew Ford (from Robertson) writes superbly for voice. Kangaroo Valley resident Martin Wesley-Smith will be represented by his cello music performed by David Pereira. The works will be introduced by the composers.

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

Featured Australian Works

ishi ... sono : percussion by Rosalind Page — World premiere
— performed by Daryl Pratt
Learning to howl : a song cycle for soprano, soprano saxophone/clarinet/bass clarinet, harp & percussion (2001) by Andrew Ford
— performed by Daryl Pratt, Marshall McGuire, Merlyn Quaife and Margery Smith
Digital sheet music sample Madam he : soprano with ensemble (1988) by Mary Finsterer
— performed by Merlyn Quaife, Megan Billing, David Pereira, Stephanie McCallum and Margery Smith
Welcome to the Hotel Turismo : for cello and CD (2000) by Martin Wesley-Smith
— performed by David Pereira

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