Chiaroscuro CD Launch

On August 22, I'll be joining soprano, Jane Sheldon, to launch our new CD, Chiaroscuro, featuring works by Australian composers, Rosalind Page and Daniel Rojas, as well as works by George Crumb, Kaija Saariaho and Arnold Schoenberg. We'll also be playing Helmut Lachenmann's major work, Got Lost, a colourful and virtuosic whirlwind of new and exotic sounds. 

Performers: Jane Sheldon, soprano and Zubin Kanga, piano

Where: Sydney Conservatorium, Recital Hall West

When: Saturday, 22 August, 7:30pm

Tickets: $30, $25, $20

Booking via eventbrite

http://chiaroscurocdlaunch.eventbrite.com.au/

CDs will be available at a discount price at a reception after the performance. Hope you can join us!                 

Other News

In May/JuneJuly, I had a busy period in Europe. Highlights included:

My Cheltenham Festival debut, joining percussionist, Joby Burgess and pianist, Rick Uttley for the premiere of Rolf Hind's Tiger's Nest for percussion, two pianos and gamelan ensemble (pictured) (read the review). 

http://5against4.com/2015/07/06/cheltenham-music-festival-emulsion-sinfonietta-from-java-to-the-himalaya/

 

At IRCAM in Paris, I organised a conference as part of the Manifeste Festival, focussing on innovations in music and gesture. Videos of all the presentations can be found at the IRCAM archive. http://medias.ircam.fr/x500cd5

 

A panel discussion with conductor, Kelly Lovelady and Lyell Cresswell at the Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts in London (read my wrap up here). http://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/article/expat-musicians-meet-at-australia-nz-festival-of-literature-and-arts-in-london

 

A CD launch for Orfordness, featuring the works of British composer, David Gorton. The CD (including a solo piano work and a piano quintet) is available from the Metier website. http://www.divine-art.co.uk/CD/28550info.htm

 

A great review by composer, Gordon Kerry, of my previous CD, Piano Inside Out. 

http://musictrust.com.au/2015/06/piano-inside-out-works-by-gyger-vines-rojas-young-whale-page-and-moles/