Tura New Music – The Summers Night Project

Tura New Music

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Tura New Music


Innovative and exciting compositions by gender diverse composers.

About the concert

The Summers Night National Women’s Mentoring Project is a biennial project established to support and mentor female and non-binary composers to create a new composition, in the aim of growing the gender diversity of composers in music programs Australia-wide.

About the concert

After workshops and performances in Perth and Adelaide, this concert of the five new innovative and exciting works from the selected composers are performed in Melbourne by Gabriella Smart (piano), Vanessa Tomlinson (percussion), Aaron Wyatt (violin/viola) and Tristen Parr (cello).

Tura New Music’s annual program is supported by the WA State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, in association with Lotterywest and The Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding advisory body.

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Gabriella Smart piano
Vanessa Tomlinson percussion
Aaron Wyatt violin/viola
Tristen Parr cello


Aviva Endean

Hilary Kleinig
Ashes to Ashes

Bree van Reyk
Untitled – for Leonora d’Este/Anonymous
Redaction Antiphon

Kate Milligan
Threads of Insomnia

Frankie Dyson Reilly


This production is part of the following series: