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A rainboy flag with a woodwind instrument lying on top. The photo is a close-up of the instrument's keys.
A rainboy flag with a woodwind instrument lying on top. The photo is a close-up of the instrument's keys.
 
 
 
Music  

Homophonic!

New music by queer composers
Presented by: La Mama
 
31 Jan – 2 Feb
Thu - Sat 7.30pm
La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond St, Carlton

Homophonic! is back for its 8th fabulous year. Come join us at La Mama Courthouse for an evening of new classical music by queer composers. Celebrating Sapphic symphonists, homosexual harmonies, and the long and proud tradition of composers being as gay as the day is long.

Classical music has a rich heritage of LGBT musicians and composers, and this concert is celebrating the legacy of artists such as Tchaikovsky, Poulenc, Copland and Cage, by performing the work of 20th and 21st century queer composers, in an exciting program featuring famously gay composers alongside new Australian music that is sure to entertain and enlighten even the most experiencedconcert goer.

We're bringing the disco ball to the concert hall! Come along to hear some of Melbourne's most in demand classical musicians play some outlandishly fabulous music, and experience the sound world of the LGBT composers of today.

Performed by 3 Shades Black, and compered by artistic director Miranda Hill, Homophonic! brings together Melbourne's most in-demand professional musicians, to perform some outlandishly amazing music.

Program:

Thomas Ades, Life Story
Tansy Davies, Neon
Peter Wilson, they who fly on wings of glass
Nico Muhly, I cannot attain unto it
Naima Fine, *new work*
Louisa Trewartha, *new work*
and a fabulous encore arranged by Gemma Horbury.

Performers:

3 Shades Black: Jacob Abela, Merewyn Bramble, Emily Clarke, Natasha ConrauJudith DodsworthLaila EnglePhoebe GreenKaren Heath, Robin Henry, Miranda Hill, Matthew HorselyZachary JohnstonJennifer MillsKatherine Philp and Thea Rossen.
Consort of Melbourne: Leonie Thomson, Kristy Biber, Jenny George, Christopher Roache, Ben Owen, Director: Steven Hodgson.
Directed and presented by: Miranda Hill
Assistant producer: Allison Wright
Lights: Joy Lee
Sound: Jennifer Mills.

Please note: If your preferred performance is showing as sold out, please check the La Mama website for availability.



Homophonic! is supported by the Victorian Government through the City of Melbourne, and assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Image: Miranda Hill

Wheelchair access Tactile event Bar available 

When

31 Jan – 2 Feb
Thu - Sat 7.30pm
Duration: 2 hours
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No session
 
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Price

Full: $30
Conc: $20

Where

La Mama Courthouse
349 Drummond St, Carlton
Map - Inner North
Inner North: how to get there

Open PTV website to plan your trip 1, 6 to stop 112 | any Swanston St tram to stop 1

  • AGL
  • City of Melbourne
  • NAB
  • PwC
  • Jetstar
  • Corrs
  • Dan Murphy's