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Women of Note


Women of Note

  • Date: Saturday, 5 August 2017, 7pm
  • Venue: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

[Note: this concert is currently booked out - you can join the waiting list by following the registration link.]

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, in collaboration with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, present Women of Note, a performance showcasing new music by Australia’s finest female composers. This free performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will include the world premiere of compositions by four outstanding female composers and current participants in the National Women Composers’ Development Program: Claire Johnston, Ella Macens, Natalie Nicolas and Elizabeth Younan. Their works will be performed alongside music from eminent composers such as Anne Boyd AM and Moya Henderson.

Performed by the Chamber Singers, a dynamic ensemble of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Australia’s finest choral performing arts company, the concert will be led by Music Director and University of Sydney alumnus Brett Weymark, who will be joined by emerging conductor Claire Howard-Race. This will be a rare opportunity to hear these compositions from Australia’s most exciting, young music talent performed for the very first time. Join the composers themselves, and other passionate music lovers, for this one-off performance. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the new voices of Australian music.

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

Featured Australian Works

As I crossed a bridge of dreams : for unaccompanied chorus (1975) by Anne Boyd
— performed by Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
Bee ba bee (vocal music) by Ruth McCall
— performed by Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
Hope there is : SATB choir (1990) by Clare Maclean
— performed by Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
In Paradisum : SATB choir (1996) by Moya Henderson
— performed by Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
Past life melodies : SATB choir by Sarah Hopkins
— performed by Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers
 Ai, Zaļāja Līdaciņa (The Green Pike) by Ella Macens — World premiere
 Love is to me a world by Claire Johnston — World premiere
 Other plans by Lisa Young — World premiere
 Playing with Fire by Natalie Nicolas — World premiere

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