About Katie Noonan
The Glad Tomorrow brings together the searing poetry of Oodgeroo Noonuccal, ten Australian composers, Katie Noonan’s unmistakable voice and musicality, and the mastery of the Australian String Quartet.
Setting Noonuccal’s uniquely Australian poetry to music, Katie Noonan has commissioned ten stellar Australian composers to create a captivating song cycle. Touring the country in 2019, experience brand new Australian works composed by Carl Vine, Elena Kats-Chernin, Richard Tognetti, Iain Grandage, David Hirschfelder as well as some of Queensland’s finest composers Thomas Green, Robert Davidson, Connor D’Netto, William Barton and Noonan herself, premiered by Katie Noonan and the ASQ.
For more than 20 years, Katie Noonan has been one of Australia’s most revered musical talents. A mother, singer, songwriter, producer, pianist, artistic director and fierce champion of the arts, Noonan’s career has seen her win five ARIA Awards, go seven times platinum, release over a dozen studio albums and be named one of the greatest Australian singers of all time by the Herald Sun.