Gordon Hamilton / composer

composer / conductor

composer / conductor

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. 

WDR Premiere of 'Action Hero' for recorded Schwarzenegger & Orchestra.

Recently I was in Cologne for the premiere of my new piece Action Hero for recorded Schwarzenegger and orchestra. Here it is performed by the amazing WDR Funkhausorchester and conductor Frank Strobel.

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In Memory of Those Who Couldn't Marry

I’m pretty excited about this… The Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) are apparently letting me have another go at them. I composed a piece for them this year called Ghosts in the Orchestra, where I get a bunch of singers from my choir The Australian Voices (TAV) to stand among the orchestral players and sing instructions at them. The instructions get unrolled into little symphonic miniatures.

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