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Wild swans concert suite : for wordless soprano and piano, in 8 movements : soprano voice with piano

by Elena Kats-Chernin (2004, this version: 2007)

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Performance by Jane Sheldon, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Ola Rudner

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Wild swans / Elena Kats-Chernin ; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

Version: This product features the Soprano with full orchestra version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 1481 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2004, this version: 2007

Instrumentation: Soprano, piano.

Difficulty: Medium

Contents note: 1. Green leaf prelude -- 2. Eliza aria -- 3. Magic spell tango -- 4. Good fairy -- 5. Glow worms -- 6. Darkness of the forest -- 7. The mute princess -- 8. Transformation.

Based on the original score for the ballet Wild swans.

Based on the concert suite for soprano and orchestra, which in turn was based on the score written for the ballet choreographed by Meryl Tankard for the Australian Ballet.


Performances of this work

7 Mar 2021: at Adelaide Festival 2021 - The Return (UKARIA Cultural Centre).

10 Jun 2020: at Eleanor Lyons and Vatche Jambazian (Live streaming event (online only)). Featuring Vatche Jambazian, Eleanor Lyons.

16 Jan 2020: at Elena Kats-Chernin (Sydney Town Hall). Featuring Elena Kats-Chernin.

16 Jun 2019: at QSO: Animal Kingdom (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Richard Davis, Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

26 Nov 2017: at The Nightingale (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Southern Cross Soloists.

12 Jan 2016: at Recital: Sally Walker - Flute, Reinhold Puri-Jobi - PIano (Concert Hall, Anton Bruckner Private University for Music, Drama, and Dance). Featuring Sally Walker, Reinhold Puri-Jobi.

8 Aug 2015: at Sally Walker, Jonathan Henderson and Peter Guy in Recital (Christ Church Cathedral (Newcastle NSW)). Featuring Sally Walker.

19 Jul 2015: at Wild Swans (Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room). Featuring John Martin, Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich.

5 Oct 2014: at Wild Swans (ABC Studios, Ultimo). Featuring Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich, John Martin, Amanda Muggleton.

27 Sep 2014: at Wild Swans (Italian Forum Cultural Centre). Featuring Victoria Jacono-Gilmovich, John Martin.

12 Apr 2014: at TSO: Beethoven & Kats-Chernin & Yu (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart). Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey, Katie Noonan.

10 Apr 2014: at TSO: Beethoven & Kats-Chernin & Yu (Princess Theatre, Launceston). Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey, Katie Noonan.

23 Nov 2013: at Voices in the Forest (National Arboretum Canberra).

3 May 2013: at QSO: Wild Swans (QSO Studio South Bank). Featuring Benjamin Northey, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Milica Ilic.

18 Aug 2012: at Bangalow Festival: Australian Dreams (A & I Hall). Featuring Sarah-Grace Williams, Katie Noonan.

20 Sep 2009: at SBS Youth Orchestra (Riverside Theatres, Parramatta). Featuring SBS Youth Orchestra, Simone Easthope.

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