The Acacia Quartet: String Quartets By Henderson, Vines And Beethoven
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The Acacia Quartet: String Quartets By Henderson, Vines And Beethoven

The Acacia Quartet presents their second Utzon Room concert this year with a fascinating journey back in time and history. The stunning views and intimacy of the Utzon Room are a perfect match for Acacia’s renowned and engaging performances. The program features Beethoven’s glorious String Quartet No. 10 in E Flat Major Op.74, ‘The Harp’, a…

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…