Genevieve Lacey Australian Recorder Virtuoso

Genevieve Lacey

Photo by Keith Saunders

Photo by Keith Saunders

Genevieve Lacey is a recorder virtuoso, serial collaborator and artistic director. Genevieve has a substantial recording catalogue (ABC Classics) and a high-profile career as soloist around the world. She performs music spanning ten centuries, from her medieval duo with Poul Høxbro, to appearances as soloist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and performances with the indigenous Australian company Black Arm Band.

Her work has won two ARIAs, a Helpmann, Australia Council, Freedman and Churchill Fellowships. She holds academic and performance degrees (including a doctorate) from universities in Melbourne, Switzerland and Denmark. She has performed at many of the world’s pre-eminent festivals including The Proms, Paris Festival d’Automne, Moscow Chekhov International, Klangboden Wien, Copenhagen Summer, David Oistrakh Estonia, and Seoul International Festival. Genevieve created en masse with London filmmaker Marc Silver, composed the music for Namatjira, Genevieve was Artistic Director of Four Winds Festival 2008-12. In 2013, she gave the Peggy Glanville Hicks Address, Australia’s only public lecture on music, broadcast nationally.

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'Cuckold come out of the Amrey' trad, arranged by James Crabb