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Artist conversation hosted by Paul Kildea with Genevieve Lacey & Trio Mediaeval
Conductor, and University of Melbourne Honorary Principal Fellow, Paul Kildea holds a doctorate from Oxford University. Paul has been Artistic Director of the Wigmore Hall, London and Four Winds Festival, NSW and artistic advisor for both Aldeburgh and Perth Festivals. His acclaimed biography Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century was published in 2013, followed by Chopin’s Piano: A Journey Through Romanticism in 2018.
Genevieve Lacey is a musician working in many contexts, with all kinds of people. She creates large-scale collaborative works across radio, film, dance, theatre and public art, and has premiered scores of works, written for her. She’s a recorder virtuoso, artistic director, spokesperson and leader, with a significant recording catalogue and a career as an international artist.
Trio Mediaeval - Anna Maria Friman | Linn Andrea Fuglseth | Jorunn Lovise Husan
Founded in 1997 in Oslo, Trio Mediæval has a specialized repertoire of ballads and songs from the Norwegian Middle Ages and of polyphonic music from medieval England, France and Italy that the women arrange themselves, as well as contemporary works written specifically for the ensemble.
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Generously supported by Leading Patron Ulrike Klein AO. Commissioned work supported by the Chamber Landscapes Commissioning Circle.