Gordon Hamilton / composer

composer / conductor

composer / conductor

'Far South': I went to Antarctica!

I spent a month aboard the icebreaker Aurora Australis on a round trip to Casey Station, Antarctica. I was undertaking an Aurora legacy project from the Australian Antarctic Division to compose a work for Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and London Mozart Players.

The symphony I composed is called ‘Far South’ and is in six movements.

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Messiah Tour With QSO

Over the last week I was fortunate enough to have been on tour in regional QLD with the wonderful Queensland Symphony Orchestra and The Australian Voices, conducting Handel’s Messiah. Four marvellous choirs joined us – shoutout to the Mackay Choral Society, The Rockhampton Musical Union, the Bundaberg Orpheus Singers and the Sunhine Coast Oriana Choir.