soundinitiative is embarking on a tour to Singapore, New Zealand and Australia supported by the Institut Français, SPEDIDAM and the Fond d'Amitié France Nouvelle Zélande. The group is taking on tour two programs, a long-form cycle by Austrian composer Bernhard Long 'The Exhausted' co-commissioned by the Bendigo International Festival for Exploratory Music and a program of French music including works by Grisey, Pesson, Leroux, Iannotta, Cendo & Bertrand entitled 'Made in France'.
As well as performances in Wellington, Bendigo, Brisbane and Singapore, the group will be ensemble in residence at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (Singapore), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore), Raffles Institution (Singapore), the New Zealand School of Music (Wellington), the University of Melbourne Conservatorium (Melbourne) and Monash University (Melbourne).
Residency, New Zealand School of Music (Wellington)
soundinitiative will be in Wellington presenting their work, rehearsing and performing at the School of Music. Their week of residence will end on the 22nd of August with a performance of the program 'Made in France' and the premiere of a new work by New Zealand composer Michael Norris.