Genevieve Lacey is a musician working in many contexts, with all kinds of people. She creates large-scale collaborative works across radio, film, dance, theatre and public art, and has premiered scores of works, written for her. She’s a recorder virtuoso, artistic director, spokesperson and leader, with a significant recording catalogue and a career as an international artist.
Her recent works include one infinity (a music-dance piece for Melbourne, Sydney, Perth Festivals, created with Jun Tian Fang, Gideon Obarzanek, Max de Wardener, DanceNorth and Beijing Dance Theatre), Pleasure Garden (a kinetic sound sculpture for Sydney Festival, touring UK/Europe/Asia 2019-), Life in Music (a 5-part radio series for ABC RN, written, composed and narrated by Genevieve), and Namatjira (a theatre piece, and documentary film with arts and social change company Big hART).
Genevieve has commissioned and premiered works for recorder by composers as diverse as Liza Lim, Elena Kats-Chernin, Brett Dean, Erkki-Sven Tuur (Estonia), Lou Bennett, Jan Bang (Norway), Christian Fennesz (Germany), Ben Frost (Iceland), Andrea Keller, Hollis Taylor, John Surman (UK) and Nico Muhly (USA).