Composer's Note Unity (1997) for SATB choir and orchestra was commissioned by the Department of School Education NSW Performing Arts Unit, for performance by the 1997 NSW Combined Public Schools Senior Choir and NSW Public Schools Orchestra at the Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House. The work draws on a poem of Kevin Gilbert's (1933-1993) [...]

The Listening Land


Upcoming Performance SATURDAY 11 AUGUST 2018 (6:30PM) The Listening Land (for a cappella SATB choir) Performers: The Challis Singers, directed by Isabel Palethorpe. Program: “Songs of the Antipodes”: Music by Midnight Oil, Matthew Orlovich and traditional Australian tunes. With Adder’s Fork and Turramurra PS Senior Band. Venue: Turramurra Uniting Church Hall, 10 Turramurra Ave, Turramurra 2074 [...]

On Sutherland’s Grave


Composer's Note On Sutherland’s Grave (1991) received the ‘Highly Commended’ award in the 1991 2MBS-FM Young Composers’ Competition and received its first performance by The Song Company, directed by Roland Peelman, in a live broadcast from 2MBS-FM (Sydney) Studio C, in Oz Music Week 1992. The work subsequently received numerous performances by various choirs [...]