This has been a busy few months with concerts, travel and talks.
In September, Cat curated the Decibel program, Anime, which played to sell out performances at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, and led to a feature on the ABC Radio National program, Books and Arts Daily. The concert also featured a new piece by Hope, 'Erst', for ensemble and electronics.
Hope presented at the International Computer Music Conference in Texas, USA, about the Decibel Score Player, and about WANMA at the IAML conference in Sydney.
Cats scores were featured in the wonderful magazine, Big Kids - a great arts project for children.
Hope premieres a new work for low flute chior at the Australian Flute Festival in Canberra on October 4, commissioned by Lamorna Nightingale and the NOW Flutes ensemble. It is based on the poem by Claire Gaskin, her pockets full of intertia.
The electro acoustic piece Feather co-composed with Stuart James will be performed as part of the National Forum of Experimental Arts (NEAF) in Perth in the Akousmatikoi program. Hope will also deliver a keynote as part of NEAF, on Tuesday October 6th, with the assistance of some collaborators and influenced by a recent event in Perth.
Cat will be performing in Decibel at Sounds Unbound - Music by Visitors at the Spectrum Project Space on campus at ECU Mt Lawley. On October 8, with Robin Hayward, and will have a new peice premiered on 15 October, commissioned by double bassist Mark Cauvin. These concerts start at 7.30pm.
A new work for harp will be premiered at the State Library of WA on 15th November, by harpist Catherine Ashley.
Finally, on the 30th of October at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Decibel will premeire a new work in the OCCAM series commissioned from Eliane Radigue, and facilitated by Carol Robinson, who will be working with the ensemble, but also performing in the concert. Tickets here!
These are Cat Hope's news pages, updated as activities occur.