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…

CD Release: Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon
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CD Release: Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon

This month, Halcyon’s new recording, Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon was released on the Tall Poppies label (TP 236). Formed in 1998, Halcyon has been at the vanguard of creating and performing Australian music.  Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon reflects the breadth of contemporary classical Australian writing. Featuring 21 new songs written especially for Halcyon and some thrilling virtuosic…

‘Kingfisher, Songs for Halcyon’ takes flight
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‘Kingfisher, Songs for Halcyon’ takes flight

  On March 15 and 29, Halcyon proudly presents Kingfisher, Songs for Halcyon – a seminal commissioning project to celebrate 15 years of music making by Australia’s leading ensemble for vocal chamber music.  Halcyon, a fabled bird identified with the kingfisher, had the power to calm the wind and the waves while it nested on…