Fluterview: Interview with Sally Walker by Jane Cavanagh
Angus McPherson interviews Sally Walker about Kats-Chernin's Concerto
Elena Kats-Chernin’s new flute concerto Night and Now is the result of a long friendship and collaboration with flautist Sally Walker. Sally will be premiering the concerto on Saturday 24 October 2015 with the Darwin Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Wood.
Angus McPherson spoke to Sally Walker. (Excerpts from Elena Kats-Chernin’s program note for Night and Now are in italics.) Read here.
Jane Cavanagh asks questions such as: If you were to give a beginner flute student one piece of advice, what would it be? Do you have any advice that has helped you to prevent repetitive strain injury?
Artistic collaborations can start in the most unexpected places – even a bank queue! 15 years ago a conversation with a bank teller in Coogee led AYO Alumna Sally Walker (Flute, AYO 1996) to a fortuitous friendship with celebrated composer Elena Kats-Chernin. Read here.
Containing international influences, often coupled with culturally traditional food and dance, Sally’s musical adventures mirror her own travels across the globe. We have a chat with her about her series, in light of her 2018 series Musical Luminati. Read here.
Australian Youth Orchestra interviews Sally Walker
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