1999 Recording Collections

Cover of Outrageous Fortune showing a scene from the performance.

Outrageous Fortune

Music on CD

Recording from premiere season of the opera

Otago Commemorative Opera Trust — released in 1999


The cast was led by Deborah Wai Kapohe (soprano), Robert Wiremu and Te Oti Rakena (baritones) and Tungia Baker (kuia) with an ensemble conducted by Michael Joel and taonga pūoro played by Richard Nunns.


Outrageous Fortune

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Buy or borrow the CD from SOUNZ.

Outrageous Fortune — SOUNZ

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Anthology of Australian Music: 32

Music on CD

Dramatic vocal music by Gillian Whitehead and Margaret Sutherland

Canberra School of Music CSM:32 — released in 1999


My work is performed by Anthea Moller (mezzo) with an ensemble conducted by Graham Hair.



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This CD was recorded as part of a joint project of the Australian Music Centre, the National Film and Sound Archive and the Canberra School of Music. It is out of print, but you can borrow it from SOUNZ.

Anthology of Australian Music: 32 — SOUNZ


Peter Grahame Woolf reviewed the CD for Musical Pointers in the UK.

Sutherland and Whitehead — Musical Pointers

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Under the Southern Cross

Music on CD

Australasian music for cello

Ode Manu 1583 — released in 1999


This CD features cellist, Alexander Ivashkin.


Includes works by Brigid Bisley, Jack Body, Eve de Castro-Robinson, Chris Cree Brown, Lyell Cresswell, Jason Kaminski, John Rimmer, Peter Sculthorpe and my The Journey of Matuku Moana.

The Journey of Matuku Moana

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The CD is available from SOUNZ and all good record stores.

Under the Southern Cross —  SOUNZ

You can hear a recording on Youtube.

The journey of Mataku Moana — video


This double CD of new music for solo cello from Australia and New Zealand won the Tui (RIANZ NZ Music Award) for best classical album in 1999.