La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond Street, Carlton

New classical music by queer composers, with works by Laura Kaminsky, Sean Shepherd, Stephen de Filippo, Wally Gunn, Maria Zajkowski, Naima Fine Fine and Christina Green. Performers Miranda Hill (double bass), Laila Engle (flute), Karen Heath (clarinet), Thea Rossen (percussion), Zachary Johnston (violin), Ben Opie (oboe), Phoebe Green (viola), Natasha Conrau (violin), Dan Richardson (percussion), Katherine Philip (cello), Judith Dodsworth (soprano), Eleanor Jackson (poet), and the Consort of Melbourne, directed by Stephen Hodgson. I am delighted to be involved in Homophonic!, part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival. With acknowledgement to the Estate of Candy Royalle and University of Western Australia Publishing, I look forward to the premiere of Edge Sky Self, a new work commissioned for the concerts setting the poem of this name by Australian poet Candy Royalle, with spoken word performance by poet Eleanor Jackson. For more information, please visit https://3shadesblack.com. There is a fourth show at 1:30pm on Saturday 1/2 - relaxed matinee performance, 60 mins; the 7:30pm show on Saturday 1/2 will be audio described by Description Victoria.