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In Nature


In Nature

  • Date: Saturday, 12 October 2019, 8pm
  • Venue: Summer Hill Church — 2 Henson St, Summer Hill, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $40 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

In Nature, on October 12 at 8pm, will be Halcyon's final show for 2019 and definitely one not to miss! The program features four world premieres by Larry Sitsky, Elena Kats Chernin, Melissa Hui and Madeleine Isaksson, two Australian premieres including Andrew Ford’s new song cycle, Nature and Matthew Hindson’s engaging Insect Songs.

The works, drawn from three continents and relationships old and new, feature texts and poetry from Australia, the UK, Finland, Sweden, France, Japan and China. Jenny will be joined by a fantastic line up of artists: flautist Sally Walker, cellist Geoffrey Gartner, guitarist Vladimir Gorbach, percussionist Tim Brigden with tabla player Maharshi Raval and soprano Jane Sheldon.

Performers: Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo-soprano, artistic director; Jane Sheldon soprano; Sally Walker flutes; Geoffrey Gartner cello; Vladimir Gorbach guitar; Tim Brigden percussion; Maharshi Raval tabla

Featured non-Australian music: Madeleine Isaksson Blad över blad (world premiere); Melissa Hui Two Songs (world premiere); Hilary Tann Llef (Australian premiere);

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

Featured Australian Works

Bamboo Flute (vocal music) by Larry Sitsky — World premiere
— performed by Halcyon
Insect songs (mezzo-soprano with guitar) (1998) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Halcyon
Kazoku (vocal music) by Cathy Milliken
— performed by Halcyon
Moondust (vocal music) by Elena Kats-Chernin — World premiere
— performed by Halcyon
Nature : mezzo-soprano voice with chamber ensemble by Andrew Ford — Australian premiere
— performed by Halcyon
Nature changes at the speed of life (soprano with cello) by Nigel Butterley
— performed by Halcyon

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