Divisi is a youth-led not-for-profit organisation that supports early-career creative artists. Through commissioning and performing innovative works and projects, Divisi strives to break down established norms of classical music. Their groundbreaking debut album, Spectrum, stands as a testament to their unwavering dedication, being the first classical record in Australian history exclusively devoted to LGBTQIA+ composers. As part of Midsumma Festival 2024, Divisi continue to amplify the voices of local LGBTQIA+ artists as they present a vibrant program of works by acclaimed Australian queer composers Meta Cohen, Sally Whitwell, and Connor D’Netto.
Winner of the 2021 ABC Composer Commissioning Award, Cohen’s ‘a love is a love is a love’, is a poignant cycle of queer love songs based on the poetry of Australian queer writers. Whitwell’s Spectrum is a multi-movement masterpiece, artfully reflecting the varying shades of the queer experience. In a world premiere, Connor d’Netto’s latest work draws from Bastian Fox Phelan’s moving narrative Stove Photography, as featured in the award-winning podcast Queerstories by Maeve Marsden.
Join Divisi Chamber Singers as they continue to break barriers and inspire in this celebration of queer voices and perspectives.
Saturday 3 February 2024 7pm; MRC, Primrose Potter Salon
Duration: 1 hour (no interval) Please note, running times are approximate and subject to change.
TICKETS: Standard $37 ($30 Concession)