• Alice in Antarctica


    Commemorating the Centenary of the First Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914

    Alice Giles : Electro-Acoustic ‘Camac Blue’ and ‘Thom’ Lever Harps, Spoken and Sung Voice

    All spoken interludes are taken from the unpublished Note Book & Diary of Cecil Thomas Madigan (1889-1947), AAE Meteorologist. This program features visual and audio material gathered by Alice Giles on her 2011 trip as an Australian Antarctic Arts Fellow to Davis and Mawson Stations on the Aurora Australis.

    ‘Alice in Antarctica’ Program

  • The THREE HARPS Concert


    Featuring: Holtzman 1780s Single action Harp / ‘Salzedo’ model Lyon & Healy Harp / Camac Big Blue electro-acoustic Harp

    On stage, 3 instruments from different eras, one harpist.

    Each harp perfect in its own right, with their own very individual

    beauty and quality, they express a colour world appropriate to their era.

    Experience a musical journey in time.

    Three Harps Program

  • Concert Harp Program 2013
  • Indian Dance and Harp

    ‘Sangam’ – a Program for Dance and Harp

    ‘Sangam’ – the Sanskrit word for ‘confluence’

    Two art forms, Indian Classical Dance and Western Art Music, find a common meeting place and flow together

    With Padma Menon, Indian Classical Dance / Alice Giles, Electro-acoustic Harp

    ‘Sangam’ Program

    ‘Sangam’ INFO

  • Chamber Music

    Duo Partners in Australia:
    – ‘Duo Corda’ Piano and Harp with Arnan Wiesel
    – Flute and Harp with Geoffrey Collins
    – Cello and Harp with David Pereira

    Duo Partners in Europe:
    – Violin and Harp with Jenny Abel (Germany)
    Larger ensemble programs:
    – String Quartet / Brass Quintet / Oboe & Viola / Flute & Viola
    – Seven Harp Ensemble (SHE) concert program combining new Australian pieces (Wesley-Smith, Schultz,   Stisky, Edwards) and popular repertoire

  • Concerto repertoire selections

    L. BERIO  Chemin II

    B. CONYNGHAM  Cloudlines – Concerto for Harp and Orchestra (optional

    arr. for Chamber Orch by the composer) (1990)

    C. DEBUSSY  Danses Sacré et Profane

    D. EBERHARD  Dreamlines (electro-acoustic harp)

    A. GINASTERA  Concerto

    R. GLIÉRE  Concerto Op. 74

    G. F. HANDEL  Concerto Bb maj. Op. 4 No. 6*

    H. W. HENZE Doppio Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings (1966)

    A. JOLIVET  Concerto

    H. MCDONALD  Suite “From Childhood” for Harp and Orchestra

    F. MARTIN  Petite Symphonie Concertante for Hp/Piano/Hpschd/Strings

    W. A. MOZART  Concerto C maj. for Flute & Harp K299*

    B. RANDS  Aum

    J. RODRIGO  Concierto de Aranjuez (transcribed for harp by N. Zabaleta)

    C. SALZEDO  Concerto for Harp and 7 Winds

    J. SEREBRIER  Colores Mágicos – Variations for Harp and Chamber Orchestra (with or without visual effects)

    L. SPOHR  Concertante for Harp, Violin and Orchestra (G maj.)*

    H. VILLA-LOBOS  Concerto

    M. RAVEL  Introduction and Allegro (version with string orchestra)

    * Concertos using the Single-action 1790s-reproduction harp