Calendar 2017

27-28 January 2017: Bruce Crossman, mentor for Cassie To, 2016-2017 MSO Cybec 21st Century Australian Composers Program, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Southbank.

15 February 2017: Joseph Tabua (electric guitar) and Bruce Crossman (electric keyboard): Improvisation on Qiyun Energies. Chinese New Year Celebration, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, Western Sydney University, Parramatta Campus.

29 March 2017: Bruce Crossman, Emergence from Darkness, Reine Takano (harp), Japan Federation of Composers/Melbourne Composers League Concert in the prestigious Millennium Hall, Taito City, Ueno, Tokyo.

12 May 2017: Bruce Crossman, compact disc release, Living Colours: Pacific Sounds and Spirit, PARMA/Navona Records (USA) with Naxos distribution.

20 July 2017: Poetic Energies Across Sonic Space, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, Western Sydney University, Playhouse, Penrith Campus (Kingswood):

(1) Bruce Crossman, Blooms late when spring is gone… (solo erhu)—collaboration with Ying Liu (erhu) and Shen Wednesday (painter/calligrapher) with poetry by Tang Xianzu.

(2) Bruce Crossman, Strange Invisible Perfume (guzheng, percussion)—collaboration with Chiu Tan Ching (guzheng), Claire Edwardes (percussion), Luping Zeng (painter/calligrapher) with poetry by Tang Xianzu, Shakespeare, and Song of Songs.

10-11 August 2017: Bruce Crossman, New Work, Hyelim Kim (taegum) and Claire Edwardes (percussion), Noise as Momentary Sonic Grit and Rhythmic Undulation, Creativity Unlimited 2017.

26-27 September 2017: Bruce Crossman, Dying of the Light: Pacific Resonance for Peter (solo saxophone)—Katia Beaugeais (saxophone), Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England

11 October 2017, 3-4pm: Bruce Crossman (composer), NSW Government & ArtsNSW 2016/17 Arts and Cultural Development Program (ACDP) with Simon Killalea (filmmaker/projectionist), Ian Stevenson (sound design/ diffusion), Anna Fraser (soprano), Claire Edwardes (percussion) & Linda Yim (piano; HKNME); development showing of Shy Like Blushing Flowers at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre (Q Theatre), Penrith.