ELISION Ensemble | Justine Cooper | John Rodgers

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Geoffrey Morris, Samantha Cohen, and Rosanne Hunt playing as Deborah Kayser sings and scans instruments.    photos: Alex Craig

Rosanne Hunt 'operating' the violoncello, Genevieve Lacey assisting.

Sydney 2004 Performance
Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of NSW
7:00pm, 15-18 January 2004
2:30pm, 18 January 2004
Presented as part of the 2004 Sydney Festival

Justine COOPER   visual artist
John RODGERS   composer
Rosanne HUNT   violoncello
Samantha COHEN   theorbo
Deborah KAYSER   soprano
Genevieve LACEY   baroque recorders
Benjamin MARKS   trombone
Deborah KAYSER   soprano
Geoffrey MORRIS   baroque guitar
Timothy O'DWYER   saxophones
Anthony BURR   electronics
Michael HEWES   electronics and sound design
Megan ROWLAND   production manager
Elizabeth KEEN   stage manager
Richard MORROD   lighting design
Adrian ADERHOLD   lighting
Mila FARANOV   costume design
Tony YAP  choreographic assistance
Daryl BUCKLEY   artistic director, ELISION

For the Sydney performance we would like to thank all the interviewees; Alison BURNETT and Kathryn BUSCH (vascular technologists); Shelley BURNSIDE, Elizabeth JANI, Petrina JENKINS (PHILIPS); Dr Paul HARNETT, Joey STEIN (technical advice and assistance); Tim SHAW (Microscopy Lab); Jamie BISHTON (choreographer), Stephanie LIAPIS, John BEASANT, Jen COOKE (dancers); Harold SHIN, Matt GARTON (interns) and Wayne ASHLEY.

This project has been assisted by the Commonwealth Governments's Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Conferderation of Australian International Arts festivals, Sydney Festival and Brisbane Festival.

Medical equipment courtesy of PHILIPS Medical Systems Australasia