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…

NSW Wagner Society: Andrew Ford – After Wagner
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NSW Wagner Society: Andrew Ford – After Wagner

Wagner’s legacy, musical and otherwise, has long been an unavoidable issue for the composers who followed him. Right from the start, there were those who embraced his example (Bruckner, Schoenberg, Debussy) and those who rejected it (Stravinsky, Satie . . . and Debussy again!).  Even today, more than 130 years after Wagner’s death, many composers still feel strongly…