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2016

luminous performed by Richard Craig at Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics, in the Chapel of Saint Sebastian, Madeira. See the program (link).

luminous performed by Richard Craig at the Mirror Room, in collaboration with U N N A W A Y, Huddersfield, UK. Concert curated by the BaconJam Collective.

luminous performed by Richard Craig at Boston’s Green Street Studios. Cambridge, Massachusetts, US. See the events details here. See Green Street Studios.

Mentee of the RAMP | Research Ambassador & Mentoring Programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD | Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) and the Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows (AAvHF).

2015

SWR Experimentalstudio (Südwestrundfunk | Southwest Broadcasting) Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – New Work Residency (continuation).
See more information: Stipendiaten 2014.

luminous performed by Richard Craig at the SMASH International Festival of Contemporary Music 2015 | X Festival Internacional SMASH de Música Contemporánea 2015. San Sebastian, Spain.

See a press release (link) for the SMASH International Festival of Contemporary Music | X Festival Internacional SMASH de Música Contemporánea 2015 event in El Diario Vasco newspaper.

luminous performed by Richard Craig at the (con)temporary (in)sights series at Spectrum in New York, NY, U.S.

Schlachten Zeitgenössisches Kunstfestival | Schlachten Contemporary Arts Festival: DISPLACED 2015: Kristian Ireland’s research text (2015) on Ostarbeiter featured prominently at a discussion panel, presented by discussant Anne Frechen (director, Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf), at the official opening of the Schlachten Festival. Mendelssohnhalle, Luckenwalde, Germany (13 June, 2015). See the discussion panel details here. See a short film (link) of the official opening of DISPLACED 2015.

clearing (I) performed by The Formalist Quartet at Oberlin College | Warner Concert Hall, US.

Read a review (link) of The Formalist Quartet concert in the San Francisco Classical Voice.

Following on from 2014, much of the year 2015 has involved research in connection with presentations given at the travelling exhibition Memories in my Luggage – German migrants 1935-1956, directed by author Sabine Nielsen. The exhibition title refers to Nielsen’s book Ein bisschen Heimat im Gepäck (2014), a collection of literary portraits, biographies, and interviews with German migrants who settled in Australia. A number of individuals were displaced persons. See more information here.

Research at the archive and library of the Ukrainian Free University | Український Вільний Університет | Ukrainische Freie Universität in Munich, Germany.

Presentation at St Kilda Library | City of Port Phillip, Melbourne, Australia. See the presentation details here.

Read the media release from the City of Port Phillip media unit.

See the 2015 Edition Gravis publishing catalogue.

2014

SWR Experimentalstudio (Südwestrundfunk | Southwest Broadcasting) Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – New Work Research Residency.
See more information: Stipendiaten 2014.

Presentations at Memories in my Luggage: German migrants 1935-1956 – an exhibition. Bonegilla and Gateway Island, Wodonga, VIC, Australia.  See more information here: Exhibition Launch.

Presentation at the German Studies Association of Australia (GSAA) 2014 International ConferenceDas Fremde und das Eigene/The Self and the Other. The University of Sydney, Australia.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at Unerhörte Musik | BKA-Theater, Berlin, Germany.

School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics (LLCL) – Ukrainian Studies Seminar: Lecture presentation at Monash University, Caulfield. Melbourne, Australia.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at a seminar presentation at Tzlil Meudcan in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Fondazione Sassi  Matera | Arts Promotion Centre Finland – Residency in Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Basilicata, Italy.

Works and activities now documented in Stephen Pleskun’s major publication series A Chronological History of Australian Composers and Their Compositions, volumes 2 – 4 (Xlibris 2012 – 2014).

luminous premiered by Richard Craig at City University London, UK (event link).

New work: luminous for alto flute and amplification (28′) for Richard Craig.

Lecture presentation (link) at Dokumentationszentrum NS-Zwangsarbeit | Stiftung Topographie des Terrors. Berlin-Schöneweide, Germany (Jan. 23, 2014). In cooperation with the Berliner Geschichtswerkstatt e.V. See a photograph of the event here.

DAAD Postdoctoral Researcher in connection with the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.

2013

DAAD Postdoctoral Researcher in connection with the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at the All Frontiers festival at Sala Bergamas in Gradisca d’Isonzo, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.

The Arditti Quartet‘s performance of clearing at Wien Modern is broadcast on Austrian National Radio – oe1.ORF.at.

The complete clearing ((I) and (II)) receives its premiere performance by the Arditti Quartet at Wien Modern (Vienna, Austria), at the Wiener Konzerthaus | Mozart-Saal (Mozart Hall).

Read a review (link) of the Wien Modern Arditti Quartet concert in the Wiener Zeitung (Vienna Times) newspaper.

clearing (I) performed by Quartetto Maurice at the Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia), Italy, in the Sala delle Colonne, Ca’ Giustinian. Concert curated by the /nu/thing composers collective, Italy. See a promotional video for the event here.

See a press release (link) for the Venice Biennale in the Venezia Today newspaper.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at the sfSound Salon Series. Center for New Music. San Francisco, California, U.S.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at the Poto Festival at Kissler Ranch in Grass Valley, California, U.S.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at the Eavesdropping 2013 Winter/Spring season at the The Tank in New York, NY, U.S.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at a workshop presentation at Harvard University, Department of Music. Cambridge, MA, U.S.

Australian Music Centre – Resonate magazine article: Residency at Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf. Land Brandenburg, Germany.

2012

Works now published by Edition Gravis Verlag GmbH. Berlin, Germany. See more information here. See the online catalogue.

Recital (link) of 19th and early 20th century piano works, with particular focus on late works of Franz Liszt, at Villa Sträuli, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Villa Sträuli, Winterthur, Switzerland – Residency.

New work in progress for amplified alto flute, for Richard Craig. (28′).

New work in progress for piccolo, violin, amplified percussion. (13′)

Newspaper portrait article in the Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany: Ungehörtes und neue Perspektiven – Australischer Komponist zu Gast im Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf.

Recital of 19th century piano works, including Chopin, Liszt, and Debussy, at the Romantische Tage event held at Schloss Wiepersdorf (Wiepersdorf Castle), Land Brandenburg.

Colloquium presentation at the matrix12 conference held by the SWR Experimentalstudio (Südwestrundfunk) at the Goethe-Institut in Warsaw, Poland, in connection with the Warsaw Autumn Festival for contemporary music.

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at Wiepersdorf Sommerfest, accompanied by a reading by Ulrich Schlotmann from Thomas Bernhard’s Korrektur.

Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Land Brandenburg, Germany – Residency Fellowship.

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg  (MWFK) (Brandenburg Ministry of Science, Research, and Culture) – Residency Stipend.

Goethe-Institut, Berlin – Artist Scholarship.

2011

New work:  the end is no process for oboe, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, flugelhorn, trombone, percussion, violoncello, double bass, electronics. (27′)

New work:  enclose for voice, cello, piano. (20′)

La Napoule Art Foundation, Côte d’Azur, France – Residency. See 2011 in a list of previous residencies here.

Australian Music Centre – Resonate magazine article: Residency at La Napoule Art Foundation (Clews Center for the Arts). Côte D’Azur, France.

CELTA Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Level 5 – English for speakers of other languages), University of Cambridge ESOL | RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) University, Melbourne.
Read more information here.

 

EARLIER NEWS

For earlier news, event details, and other information before 2011, please see SELECTED NEWS and PRINT MEDIA (below) and BIOGRAPHY (in the menu).

 

SELECTED NEWS and PRINT MEDIA

 

Estalagem da Ponta do Sol

 

 

 

 

 

 

luminous performed by Richard Craig at Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics, in the Chapel of Saint Sebastian, Madeira.


 

Séverine Ballon - Berlin 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at Unerhörte Musik | BKA-Theater, Berlin, Germany.


 

City University London 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

luminous (for alto flute and amplification) premiered by Richard Craig at City University London, UK, 2014.


 

K.Ireland - Einladung Berlin-Schoeneweide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lecture presentation at Dokumentationszentrum NS-Zwangsarbeit | Stiftung Topographie des Terrors.

Berlin-Schöneweide, Germany, 2014.


 

Wien Modern 2013 review

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review of the Wien Modern (Austria, 2013) Arditti Quartet concert in the Wiener Zeitung (Vienna Times) newspaper.


 

Wien Modern 2013 program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wien Modern 2013.

The complete clearing ((I) and (II)) receives its premiere performance by the Arditti Quartet at Wien Modern (Vienna, Austria), at the Wiener Konzerthaus | Mozart-Saal (Mozart Hall). Also broadcast on oe1.ORF.at (Austrian National Radio).


 

2013 Venezia Today - La Biennale

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press Release for the Venice Biennale (Italy, 2013) in the Venezia Today newspaper.


 

la Repubblica 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article on the Venice Biennale (Italy, 2013) in la Repubblica newspaper: ‘La Biennale si fa in tre: danza, teatro e musica i festival per giovani tra spettacoli e laboratori’ by Anna Bandettini.


 

Venice Biennale 2013 program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venice Biennale 2013.

clearing (I) performed by Quartetto Maurice at the Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia), Italy, in the Sala delle Colonne, Ca’ Giustinian. Concert curated by the /nu/thing composers collective, Italy. See a promotional video for the event here


 

Séverine Ballon - sfSound 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at the sfSound Salon Series. Center for New Music. San Francisco, California, U.S.


 

K.Ireland - Ungehörtes und neue Perspektiven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newspaper portrait article in the Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany, 2012): ‘Ungehörtes und neue Perspektiven – Australischer Komponist zu Gast im Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf’ by Olivia Franke.


 

K.Ireland - Villa Straeuli 2012 Einladung

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recital program at Villa Sträuli in Winterthur, Switzerland, 2012.


 

Wiepersdorf Sommerfest 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

limit of correction performed by Séverine Ballon at Wiepersdorf Sommerfest 2012.

Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Land Brandenburg, Germany.


 

Agimus Venezia 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ensemble L’arsenale premieres after clearing at the recercare_Maderna event.

Agimus Venezia – Autunno 2010. Mestre (VE), Italy.


 

Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

opposing stricture premiered by Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart at Paine Hall, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA, U.S., 2010.


 

Talea Ensemble 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

limit of correction performed by Chris Gross (Talea Ensemble) at Paine Hall, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA, U.S., 2010.


 

Darmstadt 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review of Der Staubachpreis concert in the article ‘Auf ewig jung – Die Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik’ published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, Germany, 2008.


 

Darmstadt 2008 program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Der Staubachpreis concert program. Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik. Germany 2008.


 

Nonnenmann 2008 - Die letzten Lichtsignale

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Die letzten Lichtsignale’ (The Last Light Signals) by Rainer Nonnenmann, published in the Neue Musikzeitung (nmz – Print). Germany 2008. (Read online here)


 

Denkmalschmiede Hoefgen - Rochlitz 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internationales Musikfestival Höfgen-Kaditzsch, Rochlitz. Germany 2008.


 

Philharmonie Luxembourg - Arditti Quartet

 

 

 

 

 

 

clearing premiered by the Arditti Quartet at the Philharmonie Luxembourg.

Centre Acanthes 2007.


 

Acanthes 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

Centre Acanthes 2007.


 

AMS Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMS Newsletter – The American Musicological Society, February, 2006: Pacific Southwest Chapter conference program details.

U.S., 2006.


 

ACL Festival Yokohama 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asian Composers League (ACL) Festival – Asian Music Week 2000.

Yokohama, Japan, 2000.


 

Ice Carving - Melbourne International Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ice Carving event at the Melbourne International Arts Festival, featuring the Aphids Trio.

Melbourne, Australia, 2000.


 

A Culture Needs its Composers

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Moral tale: a culture needs its composers’ published in The Age newspaper. Australia 2000.


 

Funky fusion in a car park

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Funky fusion in a car park’ published in The Age newspaper. Australia 2000.