New works in 2003

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

But God cannot be known (text, Gordon Kalton Williams) for SATB choir, based on a passage from Journey to Horseshoe Bend, 2 minutes

Song of Songs commissioned by The Song Company and The Listening Road, for voices (work in progress).

Recent significant performances

Journey to Horseshoe Bend, Sydney Symphony/Porcelijn, Sydney Opera House – May 2003, broadcast ABC-FM in May and June 2003.

Southern Ocean, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/McCoppin, Federation Concert Hall, Hobart – April 2003, broadcast ABC-FM in April 2003.

From Fire Country, Henri Bok (bass clarinet), Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, Holland – May 2003.

Sleepers Wake – Karalananga, Tony Gray (piano), The Firm at Pilgrim Church, Adelaide – July 2003.

New CDs and Publications for Current Release

Stick Dance III on MOVE records.

From Fire Country played by Henri Bok.

Journey to Horseshoe Bend played by Sydney Symphony/Porcelijn on ABC Classics.

Sleepers Wake – Karalananga played by Tony Gray will be released on a disc of Bach transcriptions for solo piano on ABC Classics.

Sea Call for two trumpets and tenor trombone will be released in a publication of brass trios called Portraits by Red House Press, Melbourne.