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World premiere chamber work for CSO shines light on women’s rights



Composer Moya Henderson believes her new work will resonate in the national capital where the issue of women’s rights has been in the spotlight. Photo: David Franklin.

The world premiere of a work dedicated to the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the highlight of the first Australian Series concert of the year at the National Museum of Australia tomorrow (8 April).

The composition from Australian composer Moya Henderson was commissioned by Series curator Deborah Cheetham and will be performed by a seven-piece group of Canberra Symphony Orchestra players.

Ms Henderson said that Justice Ginsburg was on her mind when Ms Cheetham contacted her late last year about writing a piece for the CSO. The storming of the…

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