Date: 16 April 2016
Venue: St Bedes Anglican Church
Halcyon begins the year with an intimate program featuring the sonorous and captivating combination of voice and cello.
In Of Earth and Stars long-time collaborators Jenny Duck-Chong and Geoffrey Gartner present a program of duos and solos spanning four decades and three continents.
You will be introduced to gems by Julian Yu, Moya Henderson, Martin Wesley-Smith, Sadie Harrison, Brad Taylor-Newling, Simon Holt and Michael Berkeley, and to celebrate Alberto Ginastera's centenary year there will be a special performance of the composer's tour-de-force for solo cello, Puneña No. 2.
Martin Wesley-Smith - Uluru Song (1993)
Sadie Harrison - Aster I and Aster II from Aster (1995 rev. .2014)
Michael Berkeley - Typewriter Music (2014)
Brad Taylor-Newling - Ombrone (2014) & Stars (2014)
Alberto Ginastera - Puneña No. 2 (1976)
Julian Yu - Three Haiku (1987)
Moya Henderson - I Lost A World The Other Day (2014)
Simon Holt - Three songs from Six Caprices (1998)
Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo soprano Geoffrey Gartner cello