December 18 - JOUISSANCE

2006duoatBeleuraJouissance 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 WELL

logoPDFAnne Norman, shakuhachi and Peter Hagen, harpsichord featuring new works by Pertout, March, Czaplowski, Vaughan, Seki, Carter and Simons

 

Made possible by the Melbourne Composer's League, The City of Yarra, and The Japanese Year of Exchange

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

SBS PROGRAM LISTING

   

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.

Listen to Deep Sea Divers

   

October 28 - GUEST PERFORMER

Launch of Sue Stanford¹s book of poetry "Opal"

The Artery

   

September 18 - 29 DRUMS & FLUTES OF JAPAN

logoPDFPerformances 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

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Anne performing Deep Sea Divers at the Music Festival night, and accompanying Steve Pigram singing "Saltwater Cowboy" at the Opening Ceremony of the Shinju Maturi in Broome 2006
   

July 13-19 JOUISSANCE ESTONIAN CONCERT TOUR

Jouissance perform 3 recitals of: "Akathistos Hymn" in Estonia as a part of the "Glasperlenspiel" Music Festival:

St. John's Church, Viljandi, St Alexander Church, Narva, St Elizabeth Church, Pärnu

   

July 7 - JOUISSANCE CONCERT

Jouissance farewell concert to raise funds for their up-coming tour of Estonia, Trinity College Chapel
   

June 5 to 23 - DRUMS & FLUTES OF JAPAN

logoPDFPerformances 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'

2006 Australia-Japan Year of Exchangefrom 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

For photos and recordings of part of this performance go to: http://altsoundings.com/the-wave-bmw-edge-koto-shakuhachi/

   

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.

Listen to Ask Not ~ Fear Not

   

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, QLD

logoPDFO-MUSUBI KORORIN ~ Rice Ball Tumble Tumbling. Solo school shows through Nexus Arts
   

April 8 'MOUNTAIN TRYPTICH' Peacock Theatre, HOBART

7.30pm : 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, SA

Performances in schools around Adelaide with taiko performer Toshi Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
   

March 19 FROM A SILENCE WELL

logoPDFSeminar workshop for members of the Melbourne Composers League by Anne Norman (Shakuhachi) and Peter Hagen (Harpsichord)
2006 AUSTRALIA-JAPAN YEAR of EXCHANGE
   

February 14 to March 2 O-MUSUBI KORORIN - Perth, WA

O-MUSUBI KORORIN ~ Rice Ball Tumble Tumbling. Solo school shows through Nexus Arts