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Where the Heart Is.. a celebration of homegrown music


Where the Heart Is.. a celebration of homegrown music

  • Date: Tuesday, 7 September 2010, 7.30pm
  • Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • Tickets: Adults: $25 | Children: $10 | Concession: $20 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 132849

Event Details

Renowned for stunning performances of contemporary chamber music, Halcyon shines its light on Australian composers in 'Where the Heart Is', an intimate and enticing program for two voices, flute, cello and piano. Highlights include the beautiful new Wimmera Song Cycle by Canberra composer Ruth Lee Martin on poems by the internationally recognised Australian poet, literary critic and philosopher Kevin Hart and To the Evening Star by Sydney composer Andrew Schultz, the winning work in the Paul Lowin 2009 Song Cycle Prize.

Performers: Alison Morgan, soprano, Jenny Duck-Chong, mezzo-soprano, Sally Walker, flutes, Geoffrey Gartner, cello, Sally Whitwell, piano

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to info@halcyon.org.au

Featured Australian Works

Cycle of love : for counter tenor, alto flute, cello, piano (1981) [three songs] by Anne Boyd
— performed by Halcyon
Maninya I : for voice and cello (1981) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Halcyon
Digital sheet music sample Petit testament (duos: soprano, mezzo-soprano with piano) (2008) by Elliott Gyger — World premiere
— performed by Halcyon
Digital sheet music sample Sentence for dinner : for soprano and flute (1986) by Mary Finsterer
— performed by Halcyon
To the evening star, op. 80 : five songs for soprano and piano (2009) by Andrew Schultz
— performed by Halcyon
Wimmera song cycle (duos: soprano, mezzo-soprano with chamber ensemble) by Ruth Lee Martin — World premiere
— performed by Halcyon
Yigdal by Graham Hair — World premiere
— performed by Halcyon

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