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).


soundinitiative @ Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Lee Foundation Theater (Singapore)

7:30pm, September 14th
Lee Foundation Theater, NAFA
151 Bencoolen St, Singapore 189655


New piece, Joshua Hyde                  
for projected sound & video

Sequenza VI, Luciano Berio
for solo viola

Imagination, François Sahran         
for 2 performers

Splitting 16, Michael Maierhorf       
for prepared, amplified piano & video

Study for String Instrument, Simon Steen-Andersen
for 'cello & video 

Natura viva con glissandi, Franco Venturini       
for piano & violin

New Piece, Alexander Garsden            
for double bass & electronics

Everybody do this, James Saunders      
for 7 performers