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Angharad Davis

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Articles by and about Angharad Davis

15 Aug 2007 Second Viennese School meets Modern Australian by Angharad Davis

Sydney-based ensemble Kammer’s varied program mixed contemporary Australian ideas with their global lineage, anchored by classic works of the Second Viennese School...

31 Oct 2007 Transit by Angharad Davis

The reconsideration of sound in recent times, and the concomitant re-evaluation of instrumental roles and techniques, sometimes seems better suited to instruments without a strong canon of conventional repertoire...

17 Oct 2008 Everything but the kitchen SynC… by Angharad Davis

Although these 'ancient' instruments take their place alongside more contemporary ones – from the fortepiano to the electric guitar – there is a decided emphasis on the new rather than the old: the purpose of the interaction is not to reintroduce the past into the present but to take both outside of the sphere for which they were originally conceived and into a new musical space.

4 Dec 2008 Interplay ballets by Mills, Brophy & Edwards by Angharad Davis

Ballet enthusiasts are inclined to argue at times about the function and value of the two main components of the art form. Does the music drive the dancing? Or is the dancing there to give shape to the music? It is natural, even inevitable, for musicians and dancers to prioritise their own contribution. But the driving motivation behind Interplay was to bring the interaction itself to the fore: the Australian Ballet commissioned three new pieces to become three new ballets, with each choreographer and composer collaborating from the very beginning to bring a true fusion of ideas to the stage, to explore the relationship between music and dance.

14 Jul 2008 Capturing Colour - The Red Tree by Angharad Davis

Angharad Davis talks to composer MichaelYezerski about the challenges he faced when working on the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s new collaborative project The Red Tree. The work, based on a picture book by the award-winning Australian illustrator Shaun Tan, was composed in cooperation with the children in the Gondwana Voices choir, as well as the ACO artistic director Richard Tognetti.