September 17, 2020

Article in the Limelight Magazine, July 20, 2013

Live review: Michael Kieran Harvey (Carriageworks, Sydney) by Clive Paget on July 20, 2013 This review comes from a wonderful performance by Michael Kieran Harvey at Carriageworks Sydney on July […]
July 20, 2020

Portrait of Raymond Hanson by Robert Shakespeare his great nephew

This Portrait of Raymond Hanson was done in 2020 by his Great Nephew the artist Robert Shakespeare. Robert is the Grandson of Ray’s oldest sister Hazel and while they never […]
March 21, 2016

Wirripang to Publish from now on !!

Many of the publications listed on this website have been done through the Keys Press Australian Heritage Series. All good things must come to and end and sadly, the Keys […]
October 2, 2014

New CD – Sonata For Flute and Piano – Opus 10

Introducing “The Irridescent Flute” a double CD featuring Australian Music for Flute & Piano by Neil Fisenden on flute and David Wickham on piano. It was recorded in the music […]
April 6, 2014

New Recording !!!!

Just received a copy of a new recording of Two Songs- Opus 7 and This is my Delight – Opus 14 performed by Lisa Harper-Brown and David Wickham. The CD […]
April 6, 2014

World Premiere “The Immortal Touch” Friday 6th June, 2014

I have also received notice that the World Premiere of Ray’s lifelong work “The Immortal Touch Part 2” is scheduled to go ahead on Friday 6th June, 2014 in the […]
April 6, 2014

WAR ! being set for Carillon for Centenary ANZAC Celebrations 2014

I was contacted recently by Thomas Lau who is the senior Carillonist at the National Carillon in Canberra. They were wanting to use one of Ray’s songs titled “War!” as […]
December 10, 2013

New Publication of Piano Quintet opus 17 by Keys Press

Last week I received a copy of the new publication of Raymond Hanson’s Piano Quintet edited by Susan Collins and published by Keys Press. It is Australian Heritage Series No. […]
June 28, 2013

The Immortal Touch Part 2 – Research Project Outline

The Immortal Touch was originally composed in 1952, though Part 1 did not receive its first performance until June 1975 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Richard Gill OAM conducting the […]
April 23, 2013

Centenary symposium and concert

This event celebrates the centenary of the birth of Australian composer Raymond Hanson (b. Sydney 23 November 1913, d. 1976). A long-standing member of the NSW State Conservatorium of Music […]
April 23, 2013

Tagore performance in Brisbane

An upcoming performance in Brisbane at the Encounters with India Festival is the second performance this year celebrating the 100th Centenary year of Raymond Hanson. Ray and Tagore The Nobel […]
March 9, 2013

Ray performance at Encounters:India festival

Melody. Timbre. Echoes of the gods. Cries from the heart, the soul, the spirit, of love. Ritwik Sanyal opens with dhrupads, the most ancient of Indian music traditions. Ross Edwards […]