Calendar 2018

19-26 May 2018: Bruce Crossman, Garden of Fire (mezzo-soprano, percussion, piano & video), selected as Australian ISCM section’s national submission and the Beijing Modern Music Festival’s international selection for the 2018 ISCM World New Music Days in Beijing, China.

14 June 2018: Bruce Crossman, Dying of the Light: Pacific Resonance for Peter, Katia Beaugeais (solo saxophone), ABC Classic FM recording session, Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Studios, Sydney, Australia.

July 2018: Bruce Crossman, commission: Silky Mist Softly Lingers…Red (guzheng), with guzheng performer Chiu Tanching, Hong Kong.

October 2018: Bruce Crossman, commission: New Work, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Chinese Music Ensemble, with Nicholas Ng, Sydney, Australia.

December 2018: Bruce Crossman, commission: Heaven to Earth: Sensual-Juxtaposional Pansori Project (soprano, taegum, kayageum, percussion & video) with Hyelim Kim (taegum), Claire Edwardes (percussion), Kate Fagan (poet), London, Seoul, Sydney.

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, Rushing Spirit Breath, Hyelim Kim (taegum) and Claire Edwardes (percussion), Noise as Momentary Sonic Grit and Rhythmic Undulation, Creativity Unlimited 2017, Western Sydney University, Playhouse, Penrith Campus (Kingswood).

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 & Create NSW 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.