Halcyon And Geist String Quartet Premiere New Song Cycle
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Halcyon And Geist String Quartet Premiere New Song Cycle

Join Halcyon and the Geist String Quartet for the world premiere of The Art of Disappearing, a poignant new song cycle by Sydney composer, Cameron Lam inspired by the raw and profound poetry of Queensland writer Sarah Holland-Batt. Cameron Lam wrote this piece for Halcyon mezzo-soprano Jenny Duck-Chong to whom it is dedicated, after years…

First Stones provide a foundation for emerging composers
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First Stones provide a foundation for emerging composers

Alison Morgan is a freelance soprano based in Sydney who along with mezzo-soprano Jenny Duck-Chong co-directs acclaimed ensemble Halcyon, Australia’s leading exponent of new chamber music for voice. ‘First Stones’ is Halcyon’s inaugural chamber song project for emerging composers.  This is her account of  the early stages of this project.  The First Stones 2011 Emerging Composers…