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Random Audio Sample: The domestic sublime : song-cycle for soprano and piano by Katy Abbott, from the CD domestic sublime
Articles by and about Leigh Harrold
24 Jan 2012 The legacy of a moonstruck clown by Leigh Harrold
The passing of time has simply refused to blunt the visceral impact of Pierrot Lunaire. Arnold Schoenberg’s not-quite-sane settings of German versions of French poems declaimed by an Italian clown continue to send ripples and shivers through the arteries of contemporary music. The work exerts an influence over new Western art music from which today’s performers and composers are never really free...
18 Dec 2012 Reflections of a trapped, rewired pianist by Leigh Harrold
In May 2008, approximately 1000 Zimbabweans made the pilgrimage to the town of Bulawayo for a rare performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Many had travelled several hundred kilometres for the privilege... This, seemingly, has little to do with a phone call I received two months ago, asking if I would be involved in an Australian staging of Allora and Calzadilla’s Stop, Repair, Prepare…: Variations on Ode to Joy for a prepared piano.
Works commissioned and written for Leigh Harrold
CDs, Books and Kits featuring Leigh Harrold
Events featuring Leigh Harrold
14 Jul 2021 VIC: Big Heart - encore performance
4 Jul 2021 VIC: Big Heart
World premieres given by Leigh Harrold
Talking points : miniature suite for viola and piano by Natalie Williams— 15 Aug 16 (ABC Studios, Tasmania)
Song of the goldfields : for soprano, violoncello and piano by Ann Carr-Boyd— 9 Nov 13 (Art Gallery of Ballarat, VIC)
The path to the red heart : piano, string quartet and double bass by Quentin Grant— 20 Nov 06 (Pilgrim Church, Adelaide)
Introduction, theme and variations : after Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 111 by Anne Cawrse— 25 Oct 04 (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide)