Michael Kieran Harvey performs his third piano sonata in the context of four contemporary Australian works that showcase the diversity of Australia's 21st century musical languages.

The great Australian pianist and champion of contemporary Australian music presents his third piano sonata "Aporia" alongside works by Paul Grabowsky, David Harris, Allan Walker and Simon Barber.


Michael Kieran Harvey

Michael Kieran Harvey is one of the foremost interpreters of contemporary piano music of his generation. A champion of Australian music and himself a composer, he regularly commissions new Australian music and has performed with Australia's leading contemporary music ensembles and orchestras.

Track Listing

    Piano Sonata No. 3 "Aporia" (2016) Michael Kieran Harvey

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. The Broken Dance (2010) David Harris
  5. The Unfinished Chorale (2010) David Harris
  6. Homages – Book 1 (2015) Allan Walker

  7. I … RC with HH in the background – apologies GL
  8. II … DM
  9. III … MB and EC – an imagined conversation
  10. IV … AB/BE
  11. V … AS
  12. From the Depths (2015) Paul Grabowsky
  13. Meditation (2016) – for solo piano Simon Barber



David Harris

David Harris is a Melbourne based composer and was a lecturer in composition at the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide.

Allan Walker

Allan Walker is a composer, music researcher, editor and educator.

Paul Grabowsky

Paul Grabowsky is a prominent figure in Australian music, as jazz pianist and composer, artistic director, and founder conductor of the Australian Art Orchestra.

Simon Barber

Tasmanian born composer Simon Barber studied composition with Don Kay in the mid to late 90s at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music in Hobart before relocating to Berlin in 2002.

Where to buy

Aporia can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’ and Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Release date
July 2017
© 2017 Move Records
℗ 2017 Move Records
Catalogue number
MD 3418
Alternate catalogue number
EAN 9314574341829