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The Song Company | The Stars Turn – Newcastle

14 June 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST

$20 – $69
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Celebrating the wealth of Australian music commissioned and performed by The Song Company over its illustrious 40-year history.

Drawing inspiration from the iconic masterpiece by Peter Sculthorpe, “The Stars Turn” captures the essence of The Song Company’s vibrant history, showcasing our rich tapestry of collaborations with some of the brightest stars of Australian music. From the mesmerising Elena Kats-Chernin to the intricate textures of Nigel Butterly and Katy Abbott, this program is a snapshot of The Song Company’s musical milestones.

“The Stars Turn” also casts its gaze toward the future, with the next generation of composers whose talents light up the musical sky. Experience the innovative soundscapes of Alice Chance, Sonya Holowell and Chris Williams, and the debut of a mesmerising new work by Angus Davison.

Don’t miss this extraordinary celebration of Australian musical creativity, past, present and future. Secure your tickets now and be part of this luminous constellation of sound.

ARTISTS
THE SONG COMPANY
Susannah Lawergren – Soprano
Michelle Ryan – Soprano
Hannah Fraser – Mezzo Soprano
Richard Black – Tenor
Mark Donnelly – Baritone,  Andrew O’Connor – Bass
Roland Peelman – Artistic Director

PROGRAM
Peter Sculthorpe – The Stars Turn
Martin Wesley-Smith – Who Stopped the Rain?
Andrew Ford – Australian Aphorisms
Raffaele Marcellino – Fish Tale
Elena Kats-Chernin – Mater
Nigel Butterly – Paradise Unseen
Katy Abbott – Flying
Alice Chance – Fiat Lux
Sonya Holowell – Playground
Angus Davison – New Work


14-30 June
Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, Hobart, Berry

Venue

Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle
cnr Auckland and Laman Streets
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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