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Art of Australian Song II


Art of Australian Song II

  • Date: Saturday, 27 June 2009, 2pm
  • Venue: Kincoppal - Rose Bay — New South Head Road, Rose Bay, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

A recital of Australian art songs by nine composers. Four song cycles will be performed at this recital, including Diana Blom accompanying songs from her cycle, Remembering Babylon. Paul Morris will premiere Julian Yu's cycle, Silent and alone. Robert Mitchell performs Anne Boyd's cycle, At Telegraph Bay and Cathy Aggett and Rachel Tolmie will perform the rarely performed Five Songs of Happiness by John Antill. Songs by Elena Kats-Chernin, Esther Rofe, Alison Bauld and Dulcie Holland will also be performed.

Performers: Cathy Aggett, soprano; Robert Mitchell, baritone; Paul Morris, tenor; Diana Blom, Lilli Naulu & Louise Scott Houghton, piano; Rachel Tolmie, oboe.

Further information for this event is available by phone on (02) 9452 2049 or by email to cathya@optusnet.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample At Telegraph Bay : five songs for baritone with piano (1984) by Anne Boyd
— performed by Robert Mitchell
Beryl tree : tenor voice with piano (1954) by Dulcie Holland
Curtain : baritone & piano by Esther Rofe
— performed by Louise Houghton and Robert Mitchell
Five Australian lyrics : voice with piano [‘The stones cry out’] by John Antill
— performed by Paul Morris and Diana Blom
Five songs of happiness from the Psalms (1953) by John Antill
— performed by Cathy Aggett and Rachel Tolmie
Digital sheet music sample I knew nothing : voice with piano (2006) by Martin Wesley-Smith
— performed by Cathy Aggett and Diana Blom
Digital sheet music sample Mr Barbeque : voice with piano (2002) ['Mr Barbeque' ] by Elena Kats-Chernin and Janis Balodis
— performed by Robert Mitchell and Louise Houghton
Remembering Babylon : for tenor and piano (1997) ['Spirits' and 'Schoolmaster'] by Diana Blom
Silent and alone : three songs for tenor and orchestra (2000) by Julian Yu — World premiere
— performed by Paul Morris
Where should Othello go? (1998) by Alison Bauld

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