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After Julia


After Julia

  • Date: Saturday, 8 November 2014, 7.30pm for 8.00pm start - doors close at 7.55 sharp
  • Venue: Eugene Goossens Hall — ABC Ultimo Centre, 700 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

Join Julian Day and the Hon. Julia Gillard live on air and in the Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney, for this Australian Music Month special live broadcast event.

The concert features the world premieres of seven newly commissioned works by outstanding Australian composers reflecting on the Hon. Julia Gillard's time as the first female Prime Minister of Australia. The broad collection of works includes a 6-girl choir, instructions from goldfish, spoken phrases turned into musical gestures, mouth organs and more. The music is by Cathy Milliken (QLD/Germany), Andree Greenwell (NSW), Kate Moore (NSW/Netherlands), Thembi Soddell (VIC), Michaela Davies (NSW), Gail Priest (NSW) and Decibel ensemble director Cat Hope (WA).

This special free broadcast concert by Decibel for ABC Radio's Australian Music Month is presented by ABC Classic FM's New Music Up Late in association with Tura New Music.

Register for tickets esssential - see website.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 1300 766 282

Featured Australian Works

Goldfish variations : for two performers (2014) by Michaela Davies — World premiere
— performed by Decibel New Music
Digital sheet music sample Oil Drum (other/mixed percussion in chamber ensemble) (2014) by Kate Moore — World premiere
— performed by Decibel New Music
Shifrorl (unspecified voice with chamber ensemble) by Cathy Milliken — World premiere
— performed by Decibel New Music
Digital sheet music sample Three songs after Julia : for voices and mixed ensemble (2014) [Arrows I & II] by Hilary Bell and AndrĂ©e Greenwell — World premiere
— performed by Decibel New Music
Digital sheet music sample Tough it out (live performance electronics) (2014) by Cat Hope — World premiere
— performed by Decibel New Music
 Everything and Nothing by Gail Priest — World premiere
 our sickness is felt in my body by Thembi Soddell — World premiere

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