December 18 - JOUISSANCE
Jouissance filmed in performance for an international arts television producer.
The program was an overview of what Jouissance is about, including works of Hildegard of Bingen, Peter Abelard and of the Byzantine Rite.
Trinity College Chapel, Melbourne University, Parkville
December 10 - FROM A SILENCE WELLAnne Norman, shakuhachi and Peter Hagen, harpsichord featuring new works by Pertout, March, Czaplowski, Vaughan, Seki, Carter and Simons
Richmond Town Hall, Richmond
Melbourne Composer's League Website
December 9 - WADAIKO RINDO
ANNUAL TAIKO CONCERT
MLC performing arts auditorium, Kew
November 19 - CHEFS OF THE GREAT HOTELS OF THE WORLD
Shakuhachi recording artist on sound track for TV Documentary Series: Chefs Of The Great Hotels Of The World. Aired on SBS television at 1pm on Thursday 2nd Aug 2007
Director: Ron Brown
November 5 - CLASSICS IN BURRINJA CAFÉ
A shakuhachi recital by Anne Norman with guest artists STEVE HERBERTE (percussion) and BEN VAN POPPEL (voice). An informal afternoon of new and old music for shakuhachi with a few power pole bells thrown in. Poetry by acclaimed NT poet Judith Steele.
BURRINJA GALLERY, UPWEY
November 3 - JOUISSANCE PERFORMS AKATHISTOS
New Music Machine, a mini-festival of independent new music groups under one roof.
NEW MUSIC MACHINE
South Melbourne Town Hall
November 2 - DEEP SEA DIVERS
Deep Sea Divers, a new electro acoustic work by Anne Norman was launched on the Sonic Gallery site. This work was commissioned by the Australia Asia Foundation.
October 28 - GUEST PERFORMER
Launch of Sue Stanford¹s book of poetry "Opal"
September 18 - 29 DRUMS & FLUTES OF JAPANPerformances in Sydney and Newcastle schools with taiko performer Toshi Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
September 2 SHINJU MATSURI (Pearl Festival)
Australia Japan Music Festival at Moonlight Bay Resort in Broome WA www.shinjumatsuri.com
July 13-19 JOUISSANCE ESTONIAN CONCERT TOUR
Jouissance perform 3 recitals of: "Akathistos Hymn" in Estonia as a part of the "Glasperlenspiel" Music Festival:
July 7 - JOUISSANCE CONCERTJouissance farewell concert to raise funds for their up-coming tour of Estonia, Trinity College Chapel
June 5 to 23 - DRUMS & FLUTES OF JAPANPerformances in Brisbane schools with taiko performer Toshi Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
June 4 - 'SONG OF AUTUMN'
A duo recital of Chamber music for horizontal harp and bamboo flute by Izumi FUJIKAWA (koto) and Anne NORMAN (shakuhachi).
Portland Arts Centre, Portland Vic
June 2 - 'THE WAVE'from the floating world of koto and shakuhachi to the pounding drums of taiko.
Featuring special guest artist from Japan: Izumi FUJIKAWA (koto) with Anne NORMAN (shakuhachi), Toshinori SAKAMOTO (taiko) & local drumming whirlwind WADAIKO RINDO.
The BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne auspiced by The Boite
June 1 - ASK NOT ~ FEAR NOT
Ask Not ~ Fear Not, a new electro acoustic work by Anne Norman was launched on the Sonic Gallery site. This work was commissioned by the Australia Asia Foundation.
June 1 - 'KOTO FANTASY'Free Concert at the Music Auditorium, Monash University, Clayton
May 29 - 'SONG OF AUTUMN'A duo recital of Chamber music for horizontal harp and bamboo flute by Izumi FUJIKAWA (koto) and Anne NORMAN (shakuhachi). Further information
Beleura House & Garden, Mornington (garden tour, lunch and recital)
April 24 to May 5 - O-MUSUBI KORORIN Gold Coast and Brisbane, QLDO-MUSUBI KORORIN ~ Rice Ball Tumble Tumbling. Solo school shows through Nexus Arts
April 8 'MOUNTAIN TRYPTICH' Peacock Theatre, HOBART7.30pm : Anne Norman on shakuhachi
9.00pm : Music from the Edge An hour of absorbing improvisation featuring double bass, shakuhachi and the Zimbabwean Mbira. Anne Norman, Michael Fortescue, Fabio Chivhanda, Morganics and others. Mountain Festival Program
March 27 - April 7 'TAIKO' - Adelaide, SAPerformances in schools around Adelaide with taiko performer Toshi Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
March 19 FROM A SILENCE WELLSeminar workshop for members of the Melbourne Composers League by Anne Norman (Shakuhachi) and Peter Hagen (Harpsichord)
2006 AUSTRALIA-JAPAN YEAR of EXCHANGE