Reclaiming the Spirit

Reclaiming the Spirit is an innovative and intimate chamber music program of stunning music composed by women played by women to celebrate International Women’s Day 2016. Reclaiming The Spirit offers audiences a thrilling glimpse into the lives and legacy of women in music with a rare opportunity to get up close, experience live classical music, mingle and engage with the musicians and living composers.


Featured Composers

Visual artist: Sarah Hickey


Hickey’s series of female idols are inspired by images of women from a variety of contexts, histories and worlds. The complex layering of imagery and patterns depict beauty, spiritual iconography, and the feminine.


Spirit & the Maiden mvt 1, violin, cello & piano, Elena Kats Chernin

Two Boleros, Louise Denson

Manhattan Serenade, cello & piano, Ganriela Lena Frank {Australian Premiere}

Reclaiming the Spirit, violin & cello, Sarah Hopkins

Blue Silence (2006) for cello & piano, Elena Kats-Chernin

Pale Yellow, violin, cello & piano, Jennifer Higdon

Fiery Red, violin, cello & piano, Jennifer Higdon