In September, three concerts by Sydney ensemble Halcyon present five works by Andrew Schultz.
WINTER MOON SECRETS
4th Sept 2015 at 7.30pm
Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The program features the premiere of A Feast of Lanterns II (2015) by Larry Sitsky scored for mezzo, violin, cello, piano and percussion.
The program also features Andrew Schultz’s I am writing in this book (2011) written for soprano, mezzo, cello, double bass, harp, percussion and piano. Commissioned by Halcyon, and workshopped with Andrew during a Bundanon residency, it is a collection of five songs on texts drawn from 10th century writer Sei Shonagon’s The Pillow Book.
Sohmon III (1988), by eminent Japanese composer Minoru Miki, sets poetry from the oldest anthology of Japanese poetry, the Man’Yoshi (Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves) dating from the seventh and eight centuries in a work for soprano, piano and percussion.
Halcyon is pleased to welcome koto virtuoso Satsuki Odamura for this program. She will be performing two solo works composed for her: Interlude from Koto Dreaming (2003) by Ross Edwards and Garden (2006) by Rosalind Page.
Tickets $35/$25 through Classikon
Image (above): Moon with a View by Kay Stratman
Tuesday 15th September 6pm
Wyselaskie Auditorium, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
Ken Murray (guitar) and Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo soprano) present a recital of Australian songs written for voice and guitar over the past three decades. Featuring Matthew Hindson’s Insect Songs, John Peterson’s Of Quiet Places, Helen Gifford’s Spell Against Sorrow, several songs from Ditties by Andrew Schultz, and songs by Christine McCombe.
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Thursday 17th September 1-2pm
Io Myers Studio, University of NSW, Sydney
Halcyon presents a lunchtime program for voice, cello and piano by Andrew Schultz and Rosalind Page. Features To The Evening Star (2009) Prelude and Postscript for piano (2015)* and Paradise (2013)* by Schultz and Being and Time III: Paradiso (2015) by Page.
Download the concert program: Paradise_program