CD Release: Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon

CD Release: Kingfisher – Songs For Halcyon

This month, Halcyon’s new recording, Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon was released on the Tall Poppies label (TP 236). Formed in 1998, Halcyon has been at the vanguard of creating and performing Australian music.  Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon reflects the breadth of contemporary classical Australian writing. Featuring 21 new songs written especially for Halcyon and some thrilling virtuosic…

Nicholas Routley Writes

Nicholas Routley Writes

On the eve of returning to conduct the 40th anniversary concert by the Sydney Chamber Choir, its founding director Nicholas Routley reflects on its growth and distinctive sound:  “In July 1975 four students from the Music Department at the University of Sydney asked me if I would like to form a specialist small choir. I…

Australia Ensemble 2015

Australia Ensemble 2015

The Australia Ensemble @UNSW, returns in 2015 with Raising Sparks, an exciting season of music curated by artistic chair Paul Stanhope. “A spark. The glimmer of something new – an idea full of infinite potential. The flame that illuminates and warms. A Catherine Wheel of delight” writes Stanhope. Highlights of the 2015 season include Beethoven’s…