7 September 7.30pm Presented by ANU
Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, CANBERRA
13 September 7.30pm Presented in association with CarriageWorks
Bay 20, CarriageWorks
Renowned for stunning performances of contemporary chamber music, Halcyon shines its light on Australian composers in Where the Heart Is, an intimate and enticing program for two voices, flute, cello and piano.
Highlights include the beautiful new Wimmera Song Cycle by Canberra composer Ruth Lee Martin on poems by the internationally recognised Australian poet, literary critic and philosopher Kevin Hart and To the Evening Star by Sydney composer Andrew Schultz, the winning work in the Paul Lowin 2009 Song Cycle Prize.
Ross Edwards Maninya I (1981)
Anne Boyd 3 songs from Cycle of Love (1981)
Mary Finsterer Sentence for Dinner(1986)
Elliott Gyger Petit Testament (2008)*
Andrew Schultz To the Evening Star (2009)
Graham Hair Yigdal (2010)*º
Ruth Lee Martin Wimmera Song Cycle(2010)*
* world premiere
º Canberra only
Alison Morgan soprano Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano Sally Walker flutes Geoffrey Gartner cello Sally Whitwell piano