Celebrating the wealth of Australian music commissioned and performed by The Song Company over its illustrious 40-year history.

14 June - 5 July
Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, Hobart, Berry

Drawing inspiration from the iconic masterpiece by Peter Sculthorpe, "The Stars Turn" captures the essence of The Song Company's vibrant history, showcasing our rich tapestry of collaborations with some of the brightest stars of Australian music. From the mesmerising Elena Kats-Chernin to the intricate textures of Nigel Butterly and Katy Abbott, this program is a snapshot of The Song Company's musical milestones.

"The Stars Turn" also casts its gaze toward the future, with the next generation of composers whose talents light up the musical sky. Experience the innovative soundscapes of Alice Chance, Sonya Holowell and Chris Williams, and the debut of a mesmerising new work by Angus Davison.

Don't miss this extraordinary celebration of Australian musical creativity, past, present and future. Secure your tickets now and be part of this luminous constellation of sound.

PERFORMANCES DETAILS

Friday 14 June, 6pm - Newcastle Conservatorium of Music
Saturday 15 June, 3pm - St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Wollongong
Sunday 30 June, 3pm - Wesley Music Centre, Canberra
Thursday 4 July, 8pm - Ian Potter Recital Hall , Hobart
Friday 5 July, 7pm - Berry Uniting Church Hall

THE SONG COMPANY
Susannah Lawergren & Amy Moore, Sopranos    
Jessica O'Donoghue, Mezzo-Soprano   
Timothy Reynolds, Tenor 
Hayden Barrington, Baritone
Andrew O'Connor, Bass-Baritone

Peter Sculthorpe – The Stars Turn    
Martin Wesley-Smith – Who Stopped the Rain?    
Andrew Ford – Australian Aphorisms 
Raffaele Marcellino – Fish Tale    
Elena Kats-Chernin – Mater    
Nigel Butterly – Paradise Unseen    
Katy Abbott – Flying    
Alice Chance – Fiat Lux   
Sonya Holowell – Playground    
Angus Davison – Lime Song (World Premiere)  

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This year is all about celebrating Australia's vocal music

The Song Company 2024 Season will take you through three exciting and very different programs – Superbloom, The Stars Turn and Fire Songs & Madrigals.

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