Melbourne Recital Centre welcomes Mindy Meng Wang and Erin Helyard as the 2022 Artists in Residence.
Mindy Meng Wang is a Chinese/Australian composer and performer, masterfully trained on the traditional Chinese instrument, the guzheng. Born and classically trained in China, Mindy studied Western Musicology in the UK before migrating to Australia. Excelling in experimental music and improvisation, she is pioneering a new sonic direction for the guzheng.
Erin Helyard is a Australian conductor and instrumentalist, acclaimed for his performances of on the harpsichord and fortepiano. A lucid scholar, Erin is passionate about promoting discourse between musicology and performance, and is currently Artistic Director and co-founder of the celebrated Pinchgut Opera and the Orchestra of the Antipodes.
The Artist in Residence program gives artists the freedom to shape the nature of their time with the Centre, with regularly scheduled performances throughout a calendar year, and encourages artists to engage with the Centre’s program and visiting artists.
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More concerts to be announced soon.
Melbourne Recital Centre’s Artist & Writer-in-Residence is generously supported by the Vizard Foundation.