American, Indonesian, Swedish-Ethiopian and Australian artists will present work that illuminates the shape-shifting power of the human voice in RESONANT BODIES presented by the Sydney Chamber Opera and Carriageworks, in association with Resonant Bodies (USA). This is the first Sydney iteration of RESONANT BODIES, an international festival of new vocal music founded in New York in 2013 by American singer Lucy Dhegrae.
This exclusive Australian event presents six dynamic vocalists across two nights on 31 August and 1 September. Swedish- Ethiopian composer-improviser Sofia Jernberg, Indonesian vocalist Rully Shabara, New York soprano Ariadne Greif, and Australian vocalists Mitchell Riley, Deborah Kayser and Sonya Holowell are invited to curate and perform in their own 45-minute sets, with no restrictions on repertoire, format, or style. Continue reading SYDNEY PREMIERE OF RESONANT BODIES, AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF NEW VOCAL MUSIC