Nigel Butterley Festival

Celebrating an Australian composer's 70th birthday

Nigel Butterley Festival

The first of three concerts celebrating the 70th birthday of eminent Australian composer Nigel Butterley. Presented in collaboration with Halcyon and the New Music Network, this program also features Messiaen’s Le merle noir and works by Michael Tippett, Jonathan Harvey and Priaulx Rainier.

Program

Nigel Butterley – Carmina
Oliver Messiaen – Le merle noir
Nigel Butterley – Three Whitman Songs
Priaulx Rainier — Quanta
Nigel Butterley — The White-throated Warbler
Michael Tippett — Songs for Ariel

Performers

Roland Peelman (conductor)

Alison Morgan (soprano
)
Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo soprano
)
Sophie Cole, Veronique Serret, Thomas Talmacs (violin
)
Geoffrey Gartner (cello
)
Jenny Druery (bass
)
Michael Sitsky (flute
)
Linda Walsh (oboe
)
Diana Springford (—clarinet
)
Matthew Ockenden (bassoon
)
Saul Lewis (horn
)
Sally Whitwell & Kerry Yong (piano)

Past Performances

Sydney Conservatorium of Music
, 8pm Saturday 3rd September, 2005