The Song Company | Burden of Truth – Melbourne

St Michael's Uniting Church 120 Collins St, Melbourne

50 years ago, English composer Gavin Bryars was struck by a tape loop of a homeless person singing a fragment of a hymn tune. He added harmonies and instruments and created Jesus’…

The Song Company | Burden of Truth – Melbourne

Trinity College Chapel 671 Elizabeth St, Melbourne

50 years ago, English composer Gavin Bryars was struck by a tape loop of a homeless person singing a fragment of a hymn tune. He added harmonies and instruments and created Jesus’…

The Song Company | Burden of Truth – Sydney

Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Darlinghurst Forbes Street, Darlinghurst

50 years ago, English composer Gavin Bryars was struck by a tape loop of a homeless person singing a fragment of a hymn tune. He added harmonies and instruments and created Jesus’…

The Song Company | Burden of Truth – Sydney

Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Darlinghurst Forbes Street, Darlinghurst

50 years ago, English composer Gavin Bryars was struck by a tape loop of a homeless person singing a fragment of a hymn tune. He added harmonies and instruments and created Jesus’…

The Song Company | Burden of Truth – Canberra

Albert Hall, Canberra Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra

50 years ago, English composer Gavin Bryars was struck by a tape loop of a homeless person singing a fragment of a hymn tune. He added harmonies and instruments and created Jesus’…

The Song Company | CLOSE UP: Dichterliebe Reimagined

Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium Road, Sydney

CLOSE-UP: Koen van Stade Principal Artist Koen van Stade and Guest Artist Neal Peres Da Costa explore the world of 19th-century vocalism in this lecture recital that culminates with a performance of Schumann’s mighty song cycle Dichterliebe (Poet’s Love). These two leading scholar/performers provide insights into how Dichterliebe might have sounded in the decades immediately…

LIOR + Tinalley String Quartet + Guests | Compassion

Phillips Hall 41 Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath

HEARTBREAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL: a ‘Blackheath Chamber Music Festival Special Program’ in July, presented in association with Musica Viva Australia. A symphony of songs of love, loss and compassion that unites the soulful beauty of LIOR’s voice with the radiance and vivid drama of Nigel Westlake’s orchestral style. ‘Compassion’ is a poetic and highly emotional work, counted…

Bach Akademie Australia | Weddings and Funerals Over Coffee

Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Darlinghurst Forbes Street, Darlinghurst

Amongst all of Bach’s wonderful output, his more than 200 cantatas stand out as one of the greatest musical achievements of the human race. The vast majority of these masterworks are dedicated…

Bach Akademie Australia | Weddings and Funerals Over Coffee

Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Darlinghurst Forbes Street, Darlinghurst

Amongst all of Bach’s wonderful output, his more than 200 cantatas stand out as one of the greatest musical achievements of the human race. The vast majority of these masterworks are dedicated to the glory of God, but what we are perhaps less aware of is that Bach wrote a small but wonderful collection of…

Bach Akademie Australia | Weddings and Funerals Over Coffee

Holy Name Church, Wahroonga 35 Billyard Avenue, Wahroonga

Amongst all of Bach’s wonderful output, his more than 200 cantatas stand out as one of the greatest musical achievements of the human race. The vast majority of these masterworks are dedicated to the glory of God, but what we are perhaps less aware of is that Bach wrote a small but wonderful collection of…