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

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.



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 – New Work  

Tour Details


Wheelchair Access

Dates & Times

Newcastle – Harold Lobb Concert Hall (Newcastle Conservatorium) Fri 14 June 2024 - 6:00 pm
Wollongong – St Francis Xavier Cathedral Sat 15 June 2024 - 3:00 pm
Canberra – Wesley Music Centre Sun 30 June 2024 - 3:00pm
Hobart - Ian Potter Recital Hall at The Hedberg Thu 4 July 2024 - 8pm
Berry - Uniting Church Hall Fri 5 July 2024 - 7pm


Adult $69.00
Senior/Concession $59.00
Concession/Under 35 $39.00
Student $20.00


Berry Uniting Church Hall

71-77 Albert St, Berry NSW 2535

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