Halcyon And Elliot Gyger In A New Collaboration
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Halcyon And Elliot Gyger In A New Collaboration

Halcyon presents This Kind of Life, featuring a new work by longtime colleague, composer Elliott Gyger who will be celebrating his 50th birthday this year. Sharing its title with the concert, This Kind of Life is scored for soprano, mezzo-soprano, clarinet, cello, piano and harp.  It is the sixth Gyger premiere and celebrates more than 20 years…

CD Review: Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon
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CD Review: Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon

Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon, is a recording of 21 songs by living Australasian composers, performed by the new music ensemble Halcyon. Released on the Tall Poppies label (TP 236) last month, the project was the brainchild of Halcyon’s founders and core performers, soprano Alison Morgan and mezzo-soprano Jenny Duck-Chong, to commemorate Halcyon’s 15th anniversary and…

The Story Behind Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon
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The Story Behind Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon

Receiving personalised presents from good friends is surely one of the best things about celebrating a birthday. New music ensemble Halcyon celebrated its 15th birthday in 2013, with 21 new songs written especially for them by some of Australia’s finest songwriters. These songs have been crafted on to a new recording Kingfisher – Songs for…