Where the Heart Is


 7 September 7.30pm  Presented by ANU


Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, CANBERRA

13 September 7.30pm Presented in association with CarriageWorks
Bay 20, CarriageWorks



Renowned for stunning performances of contemporary chamber music, Halcyon shines its light on Australian composers in Where the Heart Is, an intimate and enticing program for two voices, flute, cello and piano.
Highlights include the beautiful new Wimmera Song Cycle by Canberra composer Ruth Lee Martin on poems by the internationally recognised Australian poet, literary critic and philosopher Kevin Hart and To the Evening Star by Sydney composer Andrew Schultz, the winning work in the Paul Lowin 2009 Song Cycle Prize.

Ross Edwards  Maninya I (1981)
Anne Boyd  3 songs from Cycle of Love (1981)
Mary Finsterer Sentence for Dinner(1986)
Elliott Gyger Petit Testament (2008)*
Andrew Schultz  To the Evening Star (2009)
Graham Hair Yigdal (2010)*º
Ruth Lee Martin  Wimmera Song Cycle(2010)*

* world premiere
º Canberra only


Alison Morgan soprano  Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano  Sally Walker flutes  Geoffrey Gartner cello  Sally Whitwell piano


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