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Singular Voices at City Recital Hall invites contemporary artists of the highest calibre to step forth on one of the most visually and sonically beautiful stages in Australia, dissolving the boundary between listener and song with only the barest embellishment to their exceptional voices.

ARTIST LINE-UP

MARLON WILLIAMS

Friday 10 December 8pm 

Extraordinary Aotearoa singer-songwriter and actor (A Star Is Born, True History of the Kelly Gang) Marlon Williams dishes out a panorama of heartbreak and hope in exquisite song-sized portions. 

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MARTHA MARLOW

Friday 14 January 2022 7.30pm 

Immerse yourself in Martha Marlow’s sumptuous debut album. Deeply moving orchestral pop by a truly singular voice, accompanied by jazz luminaries and a chamber orchestra.

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ROBERT FORSTER

Friday 25 February 7.30pm 

Warm, wry, eternally romantic. Surveying the splendour of seven solo albums, and the immortal realms he co-created as The Go-Betweens, Robert Forster is a songwriter who chooses words with poetic precision, and sings them with princely nonchalance and delicious wit.

With support act: Peter Milton Walsh.

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JULIA JACKLIN

Thursday 24 March 2022 7.30pm

Julia Jacklin’s songs hit hard with a slow-burn intimacy. For this major solo performance, Jacklin embodies the devastating power and vulnerability of her songs, new and old, with nothing more than the warm, aching authenticity of her soulful voice.

With support act: Maple Glider.

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PAUL KELLY AND PAUL GRABOWSKY

Friday 5 August 2022 8pm 

Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky, humble giants of Australian music, bring their classic ARIA-winning torch song collaboration Please Leave Your Light On to Singular Voices.

With support act: Kee'ahn. 

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COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS 

Thursday 10 March 2022 7.30pm

One of Americana's shining stars, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews brings her master storytelling torch songs to the intimate sonic grandeur of City Recital Hall. 

With support act: Erin Rae.

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Get a taste of what's to come at the Hall with a collection of exceptional live solo performances and the Singular Voices playlist, a listening companion piece to the series. 

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Singular Voices is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW