Lacey creates lines of beauty care of an old Dutch master.
Pianist Aura Go and percussionist Matthias Schack-Arnott to follow Arcadia Winds as the next musicians in the two-year FutureMakers program.
The ACO and Slava Grigoryan are among the artists getting a nod at Australia's independent recording awards.
Tinalley String Quartet, Genevieve Lacey, Piers Lane and the Van Diemen's Band are heading to the new festival in October.
Musical delights from Australia’s premier player of the recorder.
A celebration of listening and a profound meditation upon the power of place.
Lacey does far more than just tiptoe through the tulips.
It's a word that's used a lot in the arts world, but what does it actually mean? We asked six of Australia's leading artists.
When thinking about what music evokes for different people, it’s worth remembering that centuries-old musical notes on a page had very different connotations for our forebears than they do for us. We find immediate common ground in the denotation, in the mathematics of music; but it is the job of interpretation and scholarship, of imagination and dreaming, to journey further into those dark regions and yield new insights. Thus do we converse with absent friends. Heard This and Thought of Yousimilarly plays with ideas of memory, possibility and friendship over time and distance. In their booklet note, Australian recorder player Genevieve Lacey and Scottish-born accordionist James Crabb admit that little music has been written specifically for the combination of recorder and accordion. Yet these instruments “carry many connotations”. There is also the lovely idea of matching musical voices with writers (Lacey and Crabb love to read) by asking a number of writers to write to someone following the idea “Heard this, and thought of you”. These letters are included in the booklet. The music itself ranges from Renaissance pieces by Ortiz, Palestrina and Locke – a…Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log…
An Australian vintage puts Bach and Co.’s new wine into old bottles.
Composer Elena Kats-Chernin and Recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey on reimagining J.S. Bach's inventions.
A musical ménage-à-trois of three composers from three cities.