Of Earth and Stars

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