News Archive 2007

News Archive 2007

Journey to Horseshoe Bend, was a finalist in the 2006 AMC-APRA Awards for Best Vocal Work. The CD of the work was labelled one of the best 80 CD releases in 2006 by the Sydney Morning Herald. ‘Cantata Journey’ is a 30 minute documentary film about the work made by Hart Cohen and screened on ABC-TV in …

News Archive 2006

News Archive 2006

“Often I start with two things – one is the conceptual or artistic idea, the other is the musical idea. And the conceptual idea with Falling Man/Dancing Man was to do with the photos that I’ve referred to in the program note – the falling man and the dancing man – and then digging into them and what they represent. I kept being drawn back to the individual; the way an individual suffers being no different from a million people. But the musical…”

News Archive 2005

News Archive 2005

“The premiere performances of Andrew Schultz’s second opera Going Into Shadows at Guildhall, London in June 2001 and Brisbane in September 2001 provide an opportunity to look at threads between it and his first opera Black River. Dramatically both are concerned with women telling their stories. In another link, both operas are concerned with issues of…

News Archive 2004

News Archive 2004

• Journey to Horseshoe Bend, commissioned by Symphony Australia, for actors, singers, choirs and orchestra to a text by Gordon Kalton Williams; 60 minutes
• From Fire Country for solo bass clarinet, 4 minutes
• Sleepers Wake – Karalananga (solo piano), based on two passages from Journey to Horseshoe Bend, 5 minutes