Generations

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Three generations of Australian women composers are celebrated in a richly hued kaleidoscope of music from across the decades.

Helen Gifford’s compelling compositional voice begins the journey, with her seminal works setting the scene for generations of women composers including Christine McCombe, Annie Hsieh, Melody Eotvos, Kate Neal and Kate Moore.

With a particular focus on the female voice, coupled with an eclectic mix of instruments and ensemble settings, the power of these individuals speaks to us across the generations.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Six Degrees Ensemble

ARTISTS

Justine Anderson Curator/Voice
Melissa Doecke Flute
Peter Dumsday Piano
Stuart Fisher Guitar
Vivien Hamilton Voice
Michelle John Cello
Zac Johnston Violin
Joy Lee piano
Jeannie Marsh Voice
Tim Phillips Conductor
Hamish Upton Percussion
Melina VanLeeuwen Harp

PROGRAM

Helen Gifford
Red autumn in Valvins
Fable
Shiva, the auspicious one

Christine McCombe
Spring Haiku
Solstice Stone
Halcyon

Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh
Tightrope

Melody Eotvos
Wild October Jones

Kate Neal
Gogonasus

Kate Moore
Tarantella

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