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A Singing of Stories


A Singing of Stories

  • Date: Sunday, 9 April 2017, 3pm
  • Venue: St Stephen's Uniting Church, Toowoomba (Qld) — 51 Neil St, Toowoomba, QLD
  • Tickets: Adults: $20 waged | Concession: $15 unwage — Tickets can be purchased by phone on (07) 4596 6381

Event Details

Songs by Australian women composers from traditional Indigenous to present day, including Toowoomba-connected composers Peg Russell, Sharney Russell-Schlenker, Shannon Gralow and Astrid Jorgensen. The songs will be linked by a thread of storytelling.

Performers: Elaine Coates (voice), Fay Miller (piano), Sharon Matheson (harp)

Further information for this event is available by phone on (07) 4596 6381 or by email to ecoates@vtown.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Come sleep (soprano with harp) by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
— performed by Sharon Matheson and Elaine Coates
Dinah's song : voice with piano (1987) by Esther Rofe
— performed by Fay Miller and Elaine Coates
Five songs : to the poems of John Shaw Neilson (1936) [In the dim countries] by Margaret Sutherland
Six recital songs : mezzo-soprano voice with piano by Dulcie Holland
— performed by Fay Miller and Elaine Coates
Some kind of mellow (vocal music) by Anna K Jacobs
The lotus pool (medium voice with piano) (1939) by Miriam Hyde
— performed by Elaine Coates and Fay Miller
 A Moral Tale by Sarka Pennikova
 Mon Repos by Shannon Gralow
 On Marriage by Astrid Jorgensen
 Snowgum by Louise Pettinger

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