All works are composed by Kitty Xiao, and performed by Nimbus Trio:
Jessica Laird (flute, alto flute, bass flute),
Cameron Jamieson (violin),
Kitty Xiao (piano)
and guest artist Luke Carbon (bass clarinet).
The pieces were composed during 2013 - 2016 and recorded at Move Records, Melbourne in 2016.
Novum explores the sound world of composer Kitty Xiao from 2013 to 2016. Her works for flute/alto flute/bass flute/bass clarinet, violin and piano explore new expression for piano trio and evoke images of renowned Australian photographers Jane Brown and Narelle Autio. The works explore themes of human potential in face of itself and the world.
Kitty is an Australian composer, pianist and collaborative artist interested in exploring sound worlds that fuse and transcend between art forms. . Kitty holds a Master of Music from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London as a full recipient of the Alfred Kitchin Scholarship, Master of Teaching from The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Music from The University of Melbourne and was a full scholarship student at Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. Her piano and composition mentors have included Glenn Riddle, Anthony Lyons, Eugene Asti, Paul Bartholomew and Peter Knight.
Nimbus Trio was founded in 2013 by Kitty Xiao and Jessica Laird. The trio advocates and performs new music, including that of composer Kitty Xiao; and have commissioned new works by Australian composers as well as U.S composers.
- Jessica Laird · flute, alto flute, bass flute · all except track 5
- Cameron Jamieson · violin
- Kitty Xiao · piano
- Luke Carbon · bass clarinet · track 5
Where to buy
Recorded at the Move Records Studio, Melbourne Australia.
- List price
- $25.00 AUD
- Move Records Studio
- Release date
- ℗ 2017 Kitty Xiao
- Catalogue number
- MCD 562
- EAN 9314574056228