Category: Concerts

Inherit the Wind

On Composing Song to the Earth

Quite often my music ideas come from a compelling sound or image. In the case of Song to the Earth, it is both. One, an image – A massive flock of pigeons swirling above my head sparked the idea of a swirling live music experience. Two, a sound – summer cicadas choruses, and they way […]

pipa recital yu rong chen

Bonshek Premiere in Pipa Recital Taipei

This Friday June 3, Pipa virtuoso Yu Rong Chen will be premiering my piece Desert Time, composed especially for her, as part of her recital of traditional, contemporary and pop music arrangements for the Pipa. The Pipa is an ancient Chinese lute dating back to at least the 2nd century AD, but is likely older. It is […]

charisma ensemble image by Kirsty Beilhartz

Charisma to premiere Out on the Wind

Sydney ensemble Charisma will be premiering my piece ‘Out on the Wind’ for clarinet, cello and piano on Thursday 6 June 2013 at University of Technology Sydney as part of a concert of mostly Australian music. The concert starts at 6:30pm on Thursday 6 June at Bon Marche Studio (Building 3), University of Technology Sydney, entry via […]

LightGarden

‘As Small Birds Play’ Film Seen By Over 29,000 people

‘As Small Birds Play’ music film was commissioned by Centennial Park for their 125years anniversary event ‘The Light Garden’, which was held on January 18-27, 2013 and attended by approx 29,000 people. The film, by Rachael Jones, was shot entirely in Centennial Park, and is based on Corrina Bonshek’s piece ‘As Small Birds Play’, which […]