2006 Concert Diary

Bodytorque. Face the Music.

Who: Sonic Art Ensemble, Australian Youth Orchestra and The Australian Ballet present a series of works initiated at the 2006 National Music Camp. Five composers. Five choreographers. Five world premieres. Four performances only.
When: June 1-3 2006 @ 8pm. Matinee performance Saturday 3rd @ 2pm
Where:Sydney Theatre Walsh Bay
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Sydney Soloists at Government House

Who: Sydney Soloists with MM - harp
What: Ravel – Introduction and Allegro;
works by Copland & Dohnanyi
When: Sunday June 4 @ 6:45pm
Where: Government House Ballroom Sydney
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ELISION ensemble
Celebrates 20 years of music making

Who:ELISION ensemble
What:A program of music by Chris Dench and others
When:Saturday June 9 – Brisbane,
Judith Wright Centre Brisbane
Sunday June 10 @ 6pm - Sydney,
Verbrugghen Hall Sydney Conservatorium of Music
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Past Echoes – music of the Italian baroque

Who: Louisa Hunter-Bradley, David Macfarlane and MM
What: Music of Monteverdi
When: Sunday June 18 2006 @ 3:00pm
Where: St Scholastica’s Chapel 2 Arcadia Road Glebe
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Tickets: $25/$15

An intimate recital at Max Taylor Gallery Summer Hill

Who: Marshall McGuire in recital
What: An intimate concert in the beautiful surrounds of Max Taylor’s gallery in Summer Hill
When: Friday June 23 @ 8pm
Where: Max Taylor Gallery 116 Smith St Summer Hill NSW
Bookings & Information: Max Taylor - 02 9716 4039

Sunday afternoon at Kincoppal Rose Bay

Who: Christina Leonard saxophone; Daniel Yeadon cello; MM
What: A gorgeous program of French music to aid the restoration of the famed Puget organ at the Rose Bay chapel
When: Sunday June 25 2006 @ 2:30pm
Where: Kincoppal Rose Bay Chapel Rose Bay Sydney
Bookings & Information: Ann Henderson – 02 9418 8856 email: annhenderson@optusnet.com.au

Australian Festival of Chamber Music - Townsville

Who: MM and dozens of others gathering for Australia’s leading chamber music festival
What: Everything from a concert on Orpheus Island with Riley Lee and William Barton, to the World Premiere of Ross Edwards’ Arafura Dances for harp and string quartet, to performances of Meryl Tankard’s ballet SEULLE, performed by MM with Tobias Cole, countertenor, and the dancers of Dance North.
When: Friday 30 June – Saturday 22 July
Where: Townsville, Orpheus Island, Charters Towers, Mackay, Cairns
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Sonic Art Ensemble Bright Young Things

Who: Sonic Art Ensemble conducted by Paul Stanhope
What: Thomas Ades – Catch; Mary Finsterer – Catch; Matthew Hindson – Nintendo Music; Pulse Magnet; Elliot Carter – Mosaic for harp and ensemble [Australian premiere]; Paul Stanhope – Throbbing; Tansy Davies – Patterning; Tim Dargaville – Invisible Dances [World Premiere – SAE commission]
When: Saturday August 5th 2006 @ 7:30pm
Where: Music Workshop Sydney Conservatorium of Music
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ELISION Ensemble
Who: ELISION ensemble and Richard BARRETT
What: Creative development on MELOS
When: August 8 – 13 2006
Where: Judith Wright Centre Brisbane
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Who: MM/ Satsuki Odamura/Thomas Fitzgerald
When: Thursday August 24 2006 @ 7:30pm
Where: Paddington Uniting Church Oxford Street Paddington
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In Memoriam - Benjamin Britten

Who: Sydney Chamber Choir with Marshall McGuire
What: Music of Benjamin Britten including Choral Dances from Gloriana and Suite for harp
When: Saturday September 9 2006 @ 8pm
Where: Verbrugghen Hall Sydney Conservatorium of Music
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Handel's Heroes

Who: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
What: Music of Handel, including the exquisite Concerto for harp Op4 No 6, played by MM on a Welsh triple harp
When: September 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 2006
Where: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre Penrith/ City Recital Hall Angel Place
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Also of interest:
8th Annual Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address

Who: This year, the PGH Address is given by Daryl Buckley, Artistic Director of ELISION ensemble, this year celebrating 20 years of music making in Australia and internationally.
When: September 14th 2006 @ 6pm
Where: City Recital Hall Angel Place
Bookings & Information: (02) 9362 5711