CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung
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CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung

The power of the human voice collides with words and music in the latest CD release from Halcyon This moment must be sung, (Tall Poppies) which features the chamber songs of contemporary Australian composer Andrew Schultz (b 1960). A prolific composer of instrumental and vocal music for both small and large forces, Schulz says he…

Sine & Syrinx
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Sine & Syrinx

Sopranos Alison Morgan and Jane Sheldon celebrate their long friendship with Sine & Syrinx, a program with an eye on birds which includes two world premieres. It features Australian composer Rosalind Page’s “ornithological cosmos”, Hrafnsöngvar (Ravensongs), the world premiere of a piece by electronic sound artist Lizzie Pogson, inspired by Australian bird sounds, and Passerine Miniatures, a set of very…

Halcyon’s Birthday Celebrations Continue With Women’s Work
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Halcyon’s Birthday Celebrations Continue With Women’s Work

  The celebrations continue as Halcyon celebrates its 15th birthday! Halcyon presents a program of English and Australian works by women, revisiting the captivating music of Rosalind Page, Elisabeth Lutyens and Kerry Andrew, exploring the work of Helen Gifford for the first time and premiering a new chamber cycle by Moya Henderson. Elisabeth Lutyens’ setting of…