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Lyn Williams

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

Random Audio Sample: To look yet not find : treble choir by Brett Dean, from the CD Dreamings

Articles by and about Lyn Williams

18 Dec 2009 A new direction for Gondwana Choirs by Lyn Williams

The Sydney Children’s Choir recently presented the world premiere of Ngailu – Boy of the Stars. This was the culmination of a two-year collaboration between the choir and communities in the Torres Strait. In my twentieth year with the choir, I can quite honestly say that it was a true highlight in our history. Far more than just a concert performance, the night was about sharing culture, building friendships and creating one dynamic performance ensemble which harnessed the joy and energy of children from both Sydney and the Torres Strait Islands...

7 Mar 2017 Australia Council Awards: Lyn Williams and Madeleine Flynn by Australian Music Centre

Conductor and Artistic Director of Gondwana Choirs Lyn Williams OAM has been awarded the prestigious Don Banks Music Award. Banks Award was announced today as one of eight Australia Council Awards acknowledging the significant contribution by artists in Australia. Also acknowledged this year is the work of sound artist Madeleine Flynn who receives her Award in the category of Emerging and Experimental Arts Award.

29 Jan 2019 2019 Australia Day honours: Elena Kats-Chernin, Lyn Williams, Jeanell Carrigan by Australian Music Centre

Composer Elena Kats-Chernin has been appointed Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia for her 'distinguished service to the performing arts, particularly to music, as an orchestral, operatic and chamber music composer'. Other artists recognised in this year's Australia Day honours list include conductor Lyn Williams from Gondwana Choirs and pianist, Dr Jeanell Carrigan...

Works by Lyn Williams

Lyn Williams is not an Australian Music Centre represented artist, however the following works can be found in our collection:

Uphill by Lyn Williams

New Gondwana by Lyn Williams and Stephen Leek

Ferry me across the water by Lyn Williams

Lilly Pilly Leonardo by Lyn Williams

Festive Alleluia by Lyn Williams

Children of Quietness by Lyn Williams

Dominion of Dreams by Lyn Williams

A Flock of Stars by Lyn Williams

World premieres given by Lyn Williams

Transparencies in violet : for viola and string orchestra by John Gilfedder

Concerto for guitar and chamber orchestra (guitar with chamber orchestra) by Philip Bračanin— (Brisbane)

Five moments that shaped Australia : Treble choir by Dan Walker— 14 Jun 18 (City Recital Hall Angel Place, NSW)

This is Our Home : Ngindaji ngarragî muwayi : for SSAA choir piano and percussion by Steve Hawke and Paul Stanhope— 28 Jun 17 (City Recital Hall, Sydney)

Peter Pan : an opera for children's choir by Sue Smith and Andrew Ford— 12 Dec 16 (City Recital Hall Angel Place, NSW)

Miracles : for children's and men's choirs by Ross Edwards— 15 Dec 14 (To be confirmed)

The bird king suite : three pieces for treble voices and piano after images of Shaun Tan by Dan Walker— 28 Oct 12 (Lazenby Hall, UNE, NSW)

Dreamers of the Day : choir by Joseph Twist— 28 Oct 12 (Lazenby Hall, UNE, NSW)

Lux aeterna (multiple choirs with ensemble) by Joseph Twist— 22 Jan 11 (Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

Peace on Earth : for SATB and ensemble by Christopher Gordon— 4 Jul 10 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)

Onward and upwards : for choirs and ensemble by Christopher Gordon— 23 Jan 10 (City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney)

Wolcum Yole! (treble choir with chamber orchestra) by Joseph Twist— 12 Dec 08 (Voices of Angels concert, Angel Place Recital Hall, Sydney)

Songs from Badtown : SA choir with piano : for juvenile performer(s) by Ian Munro— Jan 08 (National Choral School Sydney)

The flying dream : for narrator, treble voices and orchestra by Paul Stanhope, Paul Stanhope and Michael Leunig— 6 Jul 07 (Festival 500, St Johns, Newfoundland. Canada)

Waking dreamer : treble choir with piano by Annie Kwok— 21 Jan 06 (Ian Roach Hall, Scotch College, Victoria.)

Little tree : for children's choir and orchestra by Andrew Schultz— Dec 04 (Sydney Opera House)

little tree (little) : for children's choir and small orchestra by Andrew Schultz— Nov 04 (Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House)

Lotus (Water) : from Rugby Music by Elena Kats-Chernin— 10 Oct 03 (At the Rugby World Cup 2003 Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, Sydney.)

Tournaments : full orchestra by Christopher Gordon— 10 Oct 03 (Opening Ceremony, Rugby World Cup, Sydney, 2003, Telstra Stadium.)

Fire : from Rugby Music by Elena Kats-Chernin— 10 Oct 03 (At the Rugby World Cup 2003 Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, Sydney.)

Fire in the heavens : for children's choir a cappella by Elliott Gyger— 25 Jan 03 (City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney)

Peace on Earth : for treble voices and orchestra by Christopher Gordon— 6 Dec 01 (Sydney Opera House)

Dawn mantras (multiple choirs with ensemble) by Ross Edwards— 1 Jan 00 (On the sails of the Sydney Opera House at sunrise on the first day of the new millenium.)

Ground zero : for treble voices (SSA double choir) a cappella by Paul Stanhope— 23 Jan 99 (St James Anglican Church, King St, Sydney)

Violin concerto (violin with full orchestra) by Robert Davidson— 10 Sep 94 (Basil Jones Auditorium, Brisbane)

Analysis & Media

- Video: "At the Top" from Songs of Innocence and Joy by Paul Stanhope and Michael Leunig.