First Sydney Spring International Festival of New Music and Visual Art

Introduction 1

Introduction 2

Program 1

Program 2

Program 3

Program Content:
FIRST SYDNEY SPRING INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS : SEPTEMBER 14,15,16, 1990

Concert A – Piano, Roger Woodward
Toru Takemitsu For Away; Piano Distance
Karlheinz Stockhausen Klavierstuck IX
Morton Feldman Piano
Iannis Xenakis Mists (dedicated to Roger Woodward)
Roger Woodward Sound by Sound

Concert B – Piano, Roger Woodward
Les Gilbert Environment Piece
John Cage                       Prelude to Meditation
Erik Satie Three Gnossiennes;Sonneries de la Rose+Croix;
Alexander Scriabin Three Etudes Opus 65
Morton Feldman Triadic Memories

Concert C – Flute: Laura Chislett;  Bass Clarinet: Roslyn Dunlop;
Piano: Richard Toop; Cello: Julia Ryder;  Violin: Tor Fromyhr

Michael Smetanin Spray
James Dillon Sgothan
Riccardo Formosa Iter
Gerard Brophy Head
Chris Dench Sulle Scale della Fenice
David Lumsdaine Caliban Impromptu

Concert D – Piano: Roger Woodward; Violin: Tor Fromyhr
Toru Takemitsu Three Poems on a Text by Takiguchi Shuzo; Rain Tree Sketch; Les Yeux Clos I and II; Litany
Anne Boyd Angklung
Sergei Prokofiev 1st Violin Sonata Opus 80
Claude Debussy 12 Preludes Book 2

Concert E – Trombone: Trevor Jones; Harp: Marshall McGuire;  Harp: Verna Lee;
Double Bass : Jenny Penno;  Percussion: David Hewitt; Double Bass : Lloyd Swanton.

Luciano Berio Sequenza V
Toru Takemitsu Stanza II
Giacinto Scelsi Okanagon
Lloyd Swanton Improvisation
Richard Barrett Earth


Concert F - Piano: Roger Woodward;  Sound Space: Rolf Gehlhaar.
Barry Conyngham Through Clouds
Toru Takemitsu Corona
Rolf Gehlhaar Diagonal Flying

Acknowledgements 1

Acknowledgements 2

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