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THOMPSON ST OPERA CO - CHICAGO

SUMMER 2022

Chicago IL USA

Thompson Street Opera Company
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In the summer of 2022, Thompson Street Opera Company will present a double bill of two new one-acts which each explore the complexities of the human mind.

THE ANAM SET FESTIVAL

MAY. 14, 2022

Melbourne VIC

Abbotsford Convent
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The ANAM Set is an audacious commissioning project, pairing 67 Australian composers at varying career stages with 67 musicians studying at the Australian National Academy of Music. Supported by the Australian Government’s Restart Investment and Expand (RISE) Fund, the pairs would create over six hours of new music with the goal of reinvigorating new Australian music after the lockdowns of 2020 (and now 2021). Now, nine months on from the initial launch, ANAM has announced the completion of all 67 works, to be presented as a festival from 13–15 May next year.

ISCM WORLD NEW MUSIC DAYS

MAR. 26, 2022

Shanghai CHINA

ISCM World New Music Days
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'Surfacing' has been selected from the Australian section to be performed at the ISCM World New Music Days in Shanghai and Nanning, China in March 2022.

ADELAIDE FESTIVAL - CAMERATA

MAR. 14, 2022

Adelaide SA

UKARIA Cultural Centre, Adelaide Festival
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Tenzin Choegyal, the outstanding composer/performer who infuses his songs with his Tibetan lineage, has collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass and, for over 10 years now, with the ever-innovative Camerata - Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, led by Brendan Joyce. Together, Tenzin and five Camerata musicians present a program of sublime Tibetan songs interspersed with music by some exceptional Australian composers.

THE ANAM SET - PREMIERE

NOV. 22, 2021

Abbotsford VIC

Australian National Academy of Music, Abbotsford Convent
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Trombonist William Kinmot will give the premiere of a new solo work, commissioned as a part of The ANAM Set.

'CLICK FARM' PREMIERE - ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING

OCT. 28, 2021

Sydney NSW

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
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The premiere of a new work for Ensemble Offspring, written as part of the 2019 Noisy Women Commission.

HINGE ENSEMBLE - PROVIDENCE RI

OCT. 23, 2021

Providence RI USA

The Music Mansion
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HINGE tours a specially commissioned version of 'Stolen' as part of their “A Scheme for Brightness” program. This program also features music by Dan VanHassel, Marti Epstein, and Julius Eastman.

HINGE ENSEMBLE - BOSTON MA

OCT. 22, 2021

Boston MA USA

Studio 401, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
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HINGE tours a specially commissioned version of 'Stolen' as part of their “A Scheme for Brightness” program. This program also features music by Dan VanHassel, Marti Epstein, and Julius Eastman.

HINGE ENSEMBLE - COLUMBUS OH

OCT. 19, 2021

Columbus OH USA

Short North Stage
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HINGE tours a specially commissioned version of 'Stolen' as part of their “A Scheme for Brightness” program. This program also features music by Dan VanHassel, Marti Epstein, and Julius Eastman.

DARKWATER FESTIVAL

SEP. 25, 2021

Pembroke NC USA

University of North Carolina, Pembroke
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Lisa Neher performs a program of works for unaccompanied voice, including 'Air Stirs'.

SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL

SEP. 17, 2021

Sydney NSW

Sydney Fringe Festival
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Jason Noble – Clarinet
Jason Noble is one of Australia’s most versatile clarinettists. He is equally at home in the concert hall or experimenting in Sydney’s improvised music scene. A specialist in presenting new work, he works closely with living Australian composers, championing the music of our time. A believer in the power of music in breaking down barriers, he has collaborated with musicians from Afghanistan, India and the Tiwi Islands.

AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC - PREMIERE

JUL. 24, 2021

Townsville QLD

Townsville Civic Theatre
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The Australian Festival of Chamber Music commissioned 25 Australian composers to compose variations on Beethoven’s iconic theme Ode to Joy. Join the acclaimed Goldner Quartet in the premiere performances of 25 new miniatures for string quartet.

FESTIVAL JEUNES TALENTS - PARIS

JUL. 20, 2021

Paris FRANCE

Cathédral Ste Croix Des Arméniens
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Tendre Angoisse perform 'Spinning Top' at the Festival Européen Jeunes Talents in Paris.

SEEN BUT NOT HER

JUL. 03, 2021

Brisbane QLD

Judith Wright Arts Centre
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Seen But Not Her is a theatrical conversation between women musicians playing the music of women composers, and physical performers inserting their bodies between musicians and their instruments, and between notes and phrases of this music. Together they will unpick the experience of playing and composing, and celebrate women being heard.

SEEN BUT NOT HER

JUL. 02, 2021

Brisbane QLD

Judith Wright Arts Centre
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Seen But Not Her is a theatrical conversation between women musicians playing the music of women composers, and physical performers inserting their bodies between musicians and their instruments, and between notes and phrases of this music. Together they will unpick the experience of playing and composing, and celebrate women being heard.

SEEN BUT NOT HER

JUL. 01, 2021

Brisbane QLD

Judith Wright Arts Centre
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Seen But Not Her is a theatrical conversation between women musicians playing the music of women composers, and physical performers inserting their bodies between musicians and their instruments, and between notes and phrases of this music. Together they will unpick the experience of playing and composing, and celebrate women being heard.

'CLICK FARM' PREMIERE - ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING

JUN. 24, 2021

Sydney NSW

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
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Ensemble Offspring give the premiere of 'Click Farm' at the Sydney Opera House on June 24 2021. 'Click Farm' was commissioned in 2019 for the Noisy Women Commissioning prize.

MAKE MUSIC FESTIVAL - CHICAGO

JUN. 21, 2021

Chicago IL USA

Kenwood Park
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Michael Hall performs a programme of solo viola works at the Make Music Festival in Chicago.

PEARL - SUNSHINE COAST FESTIVAL

JUN. 16, 2021

Sunshine Coast QLD

Eudlo Hall
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Muses Trio perform striking new music written especially for them at the Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival. 2021 marks the Trio’s nineth concert season together and their third album release by ABC Classics for their Women of Note series. Nurtured in 2019, and recorded in late 2020, this program celebrates our incredible female composers from across Australia.

4MBS FESTIVAL OF CLASSICS - PREMIERE

MAY. 23, 2021

Coorparoo QLD

4MBS Studios
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4MBS Ensemble-in-Residence OPUS 5 will bring to life four new Beethoven-inspired works by 4MBS commissioned Brisbane composers NICOLE MURPHY, PAUL KOPETZ, PAUL BONETTI and ELAINE SEETO. Opus 5 will also perform a Beethoven Clarinet Trio.

ANYWHERE FESTIVAL - BRISBANE

MAY 23, 2021

Brisbane QLD

Rabbits at Electric Ave
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Join Muses Trio for an evening of music and wine. Now in their 9th year of celebrating music by women, the Muses have curated a program for Anywhere Fest 2021, featuring music by noted living Australian women composers including Elena Kats-Chernin, Sally Greenaway, Natalie Nicholas and Nicole Murphy. Performances at 4.30PM and 7PM.

ANYWHERE FESTIVAL - NOOSA

MAY 07, 2021

Noosa QLD

Noosa Regional Gallery
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Join Muses Trio for an evening of music and wine. Now in their 9th year of celebrating music by women, the Muses have curated a program for Anywhere Fest 2021, featuring music by noted living Australian women composers including Elena Kats-Chernin, Sally Greenaway, Natalie Nicholas and Nicole Murphy.

CHARISMA - SYDNEY

MAY. 02, 2021

Sydney NSW

Callan St, Rozelle
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Charisma perform a program of works by Mirrie Hill, Katy Abbott, Jane Stanley, Libby Larsen and Nicole Murphy.

CHARISMA - SYDNEY

MAY. 01, 2021

Sydney NSW

Callan St, Rozelle
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Charisma perform a program of works by Mirrie Hill, Katy Abbott, Jane Stanley, Libby Larsen and Nicole Murphy.

PEARL PREMIERE

MAR. 11, 2021

Brisbane, QLD

Nixon Room UQ
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Muses Trio celebrate International Women’s Day and their 9th season together with HOMEGROWN: striking new world premieres written recently for the Muses Trio by Australian women composers. These tiny seedlings were planted from spring 2019, and carefully nurtured and tended over the following seasons. Some bloomed and were harvested last summer, others blossomed and were plucked fresh from the vine only a few weeks ago. Let’s celebrate our incredible HOMEGROWN talent from across Australia: Sally Greenaway (ACT), Elena Kats-Chernin (NSW), Nicole Murphy (QLD), and Natalie Nicolas (NSW).

AVANT GARDENS

FEB. 06, 2021

Sydney NSW

Avant Gardens
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Ensemble Offspring perform Dissemble at Avant Gardens. Join them for this intimate 4 concert experience featuring unusual line ups, much loved ‘avant garde’ classics and experimental music never heard before.

ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING - DISSEMBLE

SEP. 05, 2020

Sydney NSW

Ah Tempe
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Ensemble Offspring’s own Claire, Jason and Lamorna bring you a bite-sized program of Australian works, including a new duo by our 2019 Noisy Women Composer, Nicole Murphy.

NOISY WOMEN COMMISSION PREMIERE - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

JUN. 23, 2020

Sydney NSW

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
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The premiere of a new work for Ensemble Offspring, written as part of the 2019 Noisy Women Commission.

ONE VOICE PROJECT - LIVESTREAM

JUN. 16, 2020

Livestream

Third Angle New Music
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Lisa Neher, mezzo-soprano, will perform a program of works from her One Voice Project including 'dark water...air stirs' at Wine Wednesdays, presented by Third Angle New Music (Portland OR). The concert will be live-streamed on Wednesday 17 June at 5:30pm PST.

LUNART FESTIVAL - MADISON WI - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

JUN. 06, 2020

Madison WI USA

LunART Festival
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Spinning Top has been selected as one of four works to be programmed at the LunART Festival in Madison WI from June 3-7 2020.

HINGE ENSEMBLE, BOSTON - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

MAY 29, 2020

Boston MA

Boston
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HINGE premieres a new version of Stolen, commissioned for their “Clockworks” program. This program features music by Heather Stebbins, Hannah Lash, and Louis Andriessen with world premieres by Yoon-Ji Lee, and Dan VanHassel’s arrangement of Meshuggah’s Clockworks.

SEEN BUT NOT HER - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

APR. 03, 2020

Brisbane QLD

Brisbane Powerhouse
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'Seen But Not Her' brings together two formidable women’s performance groups, Muses Trio, and Vulcana, to present a new performance combining music by women, played by exceptional musicians, and embodied by awe-inspiring circus performers.

This show is presented on Friday 3 April at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the WOW Australia 2020 program, with music by Fanny Mendelssohn, Lera Auerbach, and Nicole Murphy.

DIVULSION - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

MAR. 21, 2020

Wilmington DE USA

Wilmington Classical Guitar Society
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The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society will host guitarist Jordan Dodson and the Un/Strung Guitar Duo in a performance on March 21 at 7.30pm.

Works by Roland Dyens, Dai Fujikura, Reiko Füting, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Alonso Mudarra, and Nicole Murphy.

DARK WATER, AIR STIRS - PORTLAND - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

MAR. 17, 2020

Portland OR USA

Pullman Wine Bar
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Lisa Neher, mezzo-soprano will perform a program of works including 'dark water...air stirs' at Wine Wednesdays, presented by Third Angle New Music on Wed, March 18, 5:30-6:30 pm
Pullman Wine Bar, Portland, OR
Free & open to the public

UNTANGLED - SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY

FEB. 10, 2020

Selinsgrove PA USA

Susquehanna University
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Three students and four faculty members join SU alumnus and pianist Zachary Nyce for a night of chamber music for “Pierrot Ensemble.” Performances will be interspersed with music from Arnold Schoenberg’s landmark composition, Pierrot Lunaire, the music and the ensemble which formed the basis for dozens of compositions over the last century.

VII STOLEN - CHICAGO

FEB. 09, 2020

Chicago IL USA

Constellation
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Michael Hall performs a programme of solo viola works at Constellation in Chicago on Sunday 9 February at 8.30pm.