Voice and instrument
These pieces set to music poems by Anne Carson, Elizabeth Smart, Christina Rossetti and Shakespeare, together with words from the Book of Proverbs and the Girls’ Own Annual of 1919
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soprano, metal percussion
Commissioned by Julian Burnside AO QC for Jane Sheldon and Claire Edwardes
First performance by Jane Sheldon and Claire Edwardes, Port Fair Spring Music Festival, Reardon Theatre, Port Fairy, 13 October 2018
Commissioned by Ian Munro, Roy Howat, Joel Sachs and Aura Go, with the support of a project grant from the Music Funds of the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by Ian Munro (piano), Andrew Ford (speaker), Arts in the Valley Festival, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, 6 May 2017
First performance by Michael Lampard (baritone), Shirley Trembath (piano), St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, 30 October 2013
First performance by Tobias Cole (countertenor) and Meriel Owen (harp), Canberra International Musica Festival, Fitters' Workshop, Canberra, 30 April 2017
First performance by Iva Bittová and Lisa Moore, Canberra International Music Festival, Street Theatre, Canberra, 16 May 2008
Commissioned by Jane Edwards with funds provided by a composer fellowship from the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by Jane Edwards (soprano) and David Miller (piano), Manly Council Chambers, Sydney, 14 September 2008
Nos 1 and 3 commissioned by the Australian Festival of Chamber Music. No 2 commissioned by the Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival (Arts in the Valley) with funds from the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.
First performance by Margaret Schindler and Kevin Power Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Ballroom, Jupiter's Casino, Townsville, Queensland, 7 August 2009.
Commissioned by the Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival (Arts in the Valley) with funds from the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Andrea Katz (piano), Arts in the Valley, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, 21 April 2007.