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…

The Song Company Presents The all-Leunig Song Almanac
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The Song Company Presents The all-Leunig Song Almanac

  To farewell the old year and ring in the new, the Song Company presents 12 new songs and stories, one for each month of the year.  After a year traversing the globe (metaphorically of course) and discovering the musical gems hidden throughout Prague, Turkey and Italy, the Song Company’s final program will see them…

‘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…