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Halcyon: Holding Light

Event

Halcyon: Holding Light

  • Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020, 7pm AEDT
  • Venue: Live streaming event (online only) — National, Australia
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

Halcyon presents Holding Light, an intimate and diverse digital program for voice and cello. Performed by mezzo-soprano Jenny Duck-Chong and cellist Geoffrey Gartner, colleagues who have shared the stage for almost twenty years, this pre-recorded event features world premieres by Larry Sitsky, Andrew Schultz, Nicola LeFanu, Gordon Kerry and Kate Reid introduced by Jenny, Halcyon’s artistic director, and the composers. 

Featured non-Australian music: Nicola LeFanu: Three Songs for Jane (new version for mezzo-soprano and cello)

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

Featured Australian Works

Flock of Angels, op. 110a : for voice and cello (2020) by Andrew Schultz — World premiere
— performed by Jenny Duck-Chong and Geoffrey Gartner
My Sorrow's Flower (mezzo-soprano with cello) by Gordon Kerry — World premiere
— performed by Geoffrey Gartner and Jenny Duck-Chong
The Wagtail (mezzo-soprano with cello) by Kate Reid — World premiere
— performed by Jenny Duck-Chong and Geoffrey Gartner
Two songs on a C-pedal (mezzo-soprano with cello) by Larry Sitsky — World premiere
— performed by Geoffrey Gartner and Jenny Duck-Chong

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