24 concerts around Sydney and Western Sydney.
Ensemble Offspring (ensemble in residence – concerts 1, 2, 3);
The Song Company;
Goldner String Quartet;
The Electric Trio;
Sydney Children’s Choir;
Sydney Chamber Choir;
David Pereira (cello);
Timothy Young (piano);
Michael Duke (saxophones);
Kerry Yong (piano);
Sydney Conservatorium Modern Music Ensemble;
Sydney Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra;
Sydney Conservatorium Big Band;
Sydney Conservatorium Keyboard Unit staff and students.
2010 ISCM World New Music Days Committee:
Matthew Hindson AM, Philippa Horn, Paulien Gort, Andrew Batt-Rawden, Stephen Bydder, Mark Scott, Alex Pozniak, Stephen Adams, Anna Cerneaz.
2010 ISCM World New Music Days Production Staff:
Somaya Langley, Matt Hiley
2010 ISCM World New Music Days presented by the Aurora Festival, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Blacktown Arts Centre and ABC Classic FM in collaboration with the Australian Music Centre and supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Arts NSW, Ars Musica Australis and the New Music Network.
Descriptions of the main bodies involved:
The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is an important international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music – the music of our time. The ISCM presents the annual ISCM World New Music Days festival which features new music from around the world, including ISCM’s members representing more than 50 countries. The 2010 festival will be the first in the ISCM’s 87-year history to be held in the southern hemisphere.
The Aurora Festival is a biannual international festival of contemporary art music mainly based in Western Sydney. The Aurora Festival will be hosting the 2010 ISCM World New Music Days.
The Australian Music Centre (AMC) is the national service organisation dedicated to the promotion and support of both the artform of music and the creators and performers of contemporary classical, improvised jazz, experimental music and sound art in Australia. The AMC is the Australian Section to the ISCM.
ABC Classic FM is Australia’s national radio network and online presenter for classical and contemporary art music. ABC Classic FM is proud to be the broadcast partner to the Aurora Festival and the 2010 ISCM World New Music Days.