“Timeless Land. Grahame Sydney’s art was showcased in a spectacular way at the Dunedin Arts and Cultural Events this month, February 2004. Southern Sinfonia “Timeless Land” featured the world premiere performance of a very special new multi-artform work, showcasing the very best of Otago’s art and artists expressing their feelings towards their land: Grahame Sydney, Brian Turner, Owen Marshall, Anthony Ritchie and NHNZ (Natural History New Zealand). The work consisted of new orchestral music composed by Anthony Ritchie performed by the Southern Sinfonia with soprano soloist Deborah Wai Kapohe, along with the screening of Grahame Sydney’s paintings and specially compiled film by NHNZ.
Brian Turner and Owen Marshall read from their writings during the performance which was under the baton of Southland-born conductor Ken Young.