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  • Date: Saturday, 28 September 2013, 3.00pm
  • Venue: Centre for Christianity, Barton — Barton, ACT
  • Tickets: $49 (concessions available) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

MODART is the Song Company’s biennial young composer forum, actively supported by the Australian Music Centre and ABC Classic FM. MODART gives young composers the opportunity to develop new vocal work in close collaboration with the singers of the ensemble and their director, Roland Peelman. MODART13 is the 6th edition of this composer development program, originally initiated by the Song Company and the AMC.

Five emerging composers from Australia and three from overseas participate in MODART13: Michael Bakrnčev (Queensland), Adam Cook (ACT), Owen Salome (New South Wales), Dylan Sheridan (Tasmania), Marcus Whale (New South Wales), Yeo Chow (Malaysia), Daniel Lo (Hong Kong), Celeste Oram (New Zealand).

MODART13 culminates in two concert performances of the participants' new works, organised in Sydney (27 September) and in Canberra (28 September).

Featured non-Australian music: Works by Celeste Oram, Daniel Lo, Yeo Chow

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

 Bluebeard's Egg (text by Margaret Atwood) by Owen Salome
 Gledaj me, mome ubava for soprano and bass by Michael Bakrnčev
 La Musica Callada (text by San Juan de la Cruz) by Dylan Sheridan
 My Body is a Cage for six singers and three dictaphones by Marcus Whale
 Oj More Vino for 6 voices by Michael Bakrnčev
 Promises and Instructions for 3 female voices by Michael Bakrnčev
 The Last Days of Arthur Pym Part I and Part II for six singers (text by E.A.Poe) by Adam Cook
 Three Haiku by Dylan Sheridan
 Tri Godini se Libejme for 6 voices by Michael Bakrnčev

Featured artists

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