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CSO Mixtape: Rowan Phemister

 Rowan Phemister is a Canberra based harpist and harp teacher. He performs in the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and teaches in the CSO’s Rediscovering Music program for people with hearing loss. Rowan has represented Australia as a soloist, one of 26 harpists invited to perform in the 2014 World Harp Congress Focus on Youth Program. […]

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Hairyworm Hobble

Upcoming online premiere: 28 August 2020, 6.45pm AEST Michael Sollis Composer Kiri Sollis Flutes Program note: Whooping-cough may be cured by tying a live hairyworm (caterpillar) into a small bag, which is hung around the neck of the patient, and as it decomposes, the cough will decrease  (1851) Can you hear the Hairyworm? The Hairyworm […]

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Upcoming online premiere: 21 August 2020, 6.45pm AEST Liza Lim Composer Dianna Gaetjens Principal French Horn Program note: ‘Dianna’ or Diana is the Roman name of the Goddess of the Hunt, identified with the Greek goddess Artemis. I had a wide-ranging conversation over Zoom with Dianna Gaetjens, Principal Horn in the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, in […]

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