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Nature | Jane Sheldon & Nicole Panizza


Nature | Jane Sheldon & Nicole Panizza

  • Date: Saturday, 9 August 2014, 7pm
  • Venue: Elder Hall — Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  • Tickets: Adults: $20 | Children: FREE | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

"Sheldon was superb, with a voice of penetrating beauty, precision and variegated colours..." -- Sydney Morning Herald, 2009 nternationally renowned soprano Jane Sheldon and pianist Nicole Panizza will launch the duo's debut album, Nature, with a concert presented by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at Adelaide's Elder Hall. Nature features music by New World composers Aaron Copland, Nigel Butterley, Ross Edwards and Peggy Glanville-Hicks, accompanied by the words of New World poets Emily Dickinson, Judith Wright, Wallace Stevens and Walt Whitman. Nature also follows the success of Sheldon's last album, North + South, nominated for the 2013 ARIA for Best Classical Album. The concert will immerse audiences in the sublime musicality of Sheldon and Panizza, with a discussion to follow entitled Sonic Landscapes of the New World, led by leading Australian composer Graeme Koehne whose work will also be featured in the concert.

Featured non-Australian music: AARON COPLAND, Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson; RICHARD STRAUSS, Drei Lieder der Ophelia; JOSEPH SCHWANTNER, Black Anemones

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 8313 5925 or by email to phosphorrecords@gmail.com

Featured Australian Works

13 ways of looking at a blackbird : voice with piano (1947) by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
— performed by Nicole Panizza and Jane Sheldon
Chiaroscuro I (solo piano) (1968) by Margaret Sutherland
— performed by Nicole Panizza
Five senses : five poems of Judith Wright, for soprano and piano (2012) [The Lost Man] by Ross Edwards
— performed by Nicole Panizza and Jane Sheldon
Digital sheet music sample Three poems of Byron : for voice and piano (1991) by Graeme Koehne
— performed by Jane Sheldon and Nicole Panizza

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