Sirens at Carriageworks

Date: 26th March 2010
Venue: CarriageWorks, Sydney
Presented in association with Carriageworks

Entitled Sirens, Halcyon’s first concert for 2010 features the combined talents of five exceptional solo artists in a distinctive blend of four female voices and harp. Sopranos Alison Morgan and Belinda Montgomery, mezzo sopranos Jenny Duck-Chong and Jo Burton and harpist Genevieve Lang are joined by guest flautist Laura Chislett Jones in a sublime performance of music by local and international composers.

Kaija Saariaho - Quatre messages I (1999)   AP
Dan Walker - King Ludwig’s Swans (2004/09)    
Kaija Saariaho - Quatre messages II (1999)    AP
Kerry Andrew - Song of Doves (2006)                  
Kaija Saariaho - Quatre messages III (1999) AP
Roxanna Panufnik - The Spirit of the Saints (2007) AP
Kaija Saariaho - Quatre messages IV (1999) AP
Nicola LeFanu - The Bourne (2008) AP
Raffaele Marcellino - A Strange Kind of Paradise (2010) AP
Younghi Pagh-Paan - Dreisam-Nore (1975)  
Gordon Kerry - Sappho’s Reply (1994)              
Ross Edwards - The Harp and the Moon (2008)   
Kerry Andrew - ojo (2004/07)
Gillian Whitehead - Clangam Filii from Nga Haerenga (2000)
[WP] World Premiere [AP] Australian Premiere

Alison Morgan soprano Belinda Montgomery soprano Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano Jo Burton mezzo soprano Genevieve Lang harp Laura Chislett Jones piccolo, flute, alto flute

This concert is sponsored by Paul Davies Pty Ltd