Date: 31 August 2012
Venue: The New Hall, Sydney Grammar School
Presented in collaboration with Acacia Quartet
A Sense of Connection brings together for the first time ‘new music champions’ Halcyon and Sydney’s newest ensemble, Acacia Quartet. Lovingly programmed by the two ensembles with all the music written in the past decade, the concert celebrates a shared passion for new music and the very personal relationships between the ensembles and the composers who create it.
Program features the Australian premiere of Gordon Kerry’s Goodison Quartet no. 1, the world premiere of Lyle Chan's Mark and Adrian are her sons, Graham Hair's Octet with Voices and recently recorded works by Elena Kats-Chernin.
Elena Kats-Chernin - Suite from Anna Magdalena’s Notebook (2007)
Gordon Kerry - Goodison Quartet #1: Country Music (2004) ^
Osvaldo Golijov - How Slow the Wind (2001)
Lyle Chan - Mark and Adrian are her sons (2012) *
Graham Hair - Octet with Voices (2005)
* World Premiere ^ Australian Premiere
Alison Morgan soprano Belinda Montgomery soprano Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano Jo Burton mezzo soprano Lisa Stewart violin Myee Clohessy violin Stefan Duwe viola Kenichi Mizushima cello
Recorded for future broadcast by ABC Classic FM