Performed Works

The following is a representative sample of Jane’s repertoire.

[WP = world premiere, USP = US premiere, OZP = Australian premiere, * = commissioned or co-commissioned]



with orchestra

Jesse Jones through the veil for wind orchestra, 3 sopranos, and electronics

Elena Kats-Chernin Wild Swans Concert Suite

Carl Orff Carmina Burana


Chamber Music

The Origin Cycle [WP]* for soprano & ensemble

Kati Agocs Divani Hayati for 2 sopranos playing percussion [WP]

Kerry Andrew lunacy for 3 female voices

Georges Aperghis Cinq couplets (excerpts) for soprano & contrabass clarinet

Luciano Berio agnus for 2 sopranos & 3 clarinets

Gavin Bryars Laude (excerpts)

Rick Burkhardt Great Hymn of Thanksgiving for 3 speaking percussionists

John Cage Four solos for voice for 4 voices

Elliott Carter Poems of Louis Zukofsky [OZP] for soprano & clarinet

George Crumb Federico’s Little Songs for Children for soprano, harp, and flutes

Ross Edwards Maninya I for female voice & cello

Morton Feldman Voices and Cello for 2 sopranos and cello

Andrew Ford Last Words [WP]* for soprano & piano trio

Andrew Ford Learning to Howl for soprano, percussion, saxophones & harp

Andrew Ford Tales of the Supernatural for voice & string quartet

Beat Furrer Invocation VI for soprano & bass flute

Stefano Gervasoni In dir for 6 voices

Katarzyna Glowicka Luminescence [OZP] for 3 female voices & electronics

Gérard Grisey Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil for soprano & ensemble

John Harbison The Rewaking for soprano & string quartet

Toshio Hosokawa Renka I for soprano and harp

Martin Iddon Ἁμαδρυάδες (hamadryads) for 6 voices

Gija Kancheli Caris mere for soprano & viola

Earl Kim Where Grief Slumbers for soprano, harp & string octet

Earl Kim Three Poems in French for soprano & string quartet

Liza Lim 3 Angels for soprano, mezzo-soprano & baritone

Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf void – un delitto italiano [USP] for 6 voices

Maurice Ohana Deux Incantations for soprano, flute & piano

Rosalind Page Hrafnsongvar  [USP] for soprano & ensemble

Ryan Pratt Strand of Continuity [WP] for soprano & ensemble

Steve Reich Music for 18 for female voices & ensemble

Steve Reich Drumming for percussion ensemble & 2 voices

Ottorino Respighi Il Tramonto for soprano & string quartet

Ed Rosenberg Table for Three: The Monomyth for 3 percussionists [WP]

Kaija Saariaho Ariel’s Hail (from The Tempest Songbook) for soprano, harp, and flute

Josep Sanz King Lear: Act IV Scene 6 for 5 voices

Somei Satoh The Heavenly Spheres are Illuminated by Light for soprano, percussion & piano

Larry Sitsky Seven Zen Songs for soprano & viola

Paul Stanhope Sea Chronicles for soprano & string quartet

Karlheinz Stockhausen Stimmung for 6 voices

Dennis Sullivan Grind/Strangle/Thump for percussion, saxophone & voice

Jack Symonds Die Engel [WP] for soprano & viola d’amore

Jack Symonds Liebeslied [WP] for soprano, viola & clarinet

Ines Thiebaut cuncta fluunt for soprano & flutes

John Zorn Earthspirit [WP] for 3 female voices

John Zorn Holy Visions [WP] for 5 female voices

John Zorn Madrigals: Book I [WP] for 6 female voices

John Zorn Madrigals: Book II [WP] for 6 female voices

John Zorn: Shir ha shirim for 5 female voices


with piano

Daniel Rojas Alianza Sonata [WP]

David Bedford Come in here child

Nigel Butterley Three Whitman Songs

Aaron Copland Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson

George Crumb Apparition

Ross Edwards The Lost Man

Peggy Glanville-Hicks 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Helmut Lachenmann Got Lost

Olivier Messiaen Harawi

Rosalind Page Sonetos del Amor Oscuro

Kaija Saariaho Du gick, flog

Kaija Saariaho Il Pleut

Kaija Saairaho Iltarukous

Arnold Schoenberg Book of the Hanging Gardens

Joseph Schwantner Black Anemones

Claude Vivier Hymnen an die nacht


Solo voice

Morton Feldman Three Voices

Oliver Knussen Four late poems and an epigram of Rainer Maria Rilke

Elizabeth Lutyens Lament of Isis on the death of Osiris

Olga Neuwirth Nova/Minraud (with electronics)

Kaija Saariaho Lonh (with electronics)

Giacinto Scelsi Ho IV

Giacinto Scelsi Sauh I

Giacinto Scelsi Sauh IV



Cantata/Oratorio/Sacred Music

Joseph Haydn Nelson Mass

W. A. Mozart Coronation Mass

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Stabat Mater

J. S. Bach Magnificat, BWV 202, BWV 84, BWV 170, BWV 199

D. Buxtehude BuxWV 84, BuxWV 38, BuxWV 39

A. Vivaldi Gloria

Francois Couperin Leçons de Ténèbre

G.F. Handel Jephtha, Neun Deutsche Arien, HWV 83, HWV 96, HWV 154

Fauré Requiem


Works for the Stage

Fausto Romitelli’s An Index of Metals (Sydney Chamber Opera) [OZP]

Borrowed Light (Tero Saarinen Company and Boston Camerata, USA and Europe)

Gija Kancheli’s Exil (Sydney Chamber Opera, Australia)

Cavalli’s L’Ormindo (Pinchgut Opera, Australia)

Handel’s Imeneo (Festival Baroque, Perth, Australia)

Purcell’s Dioclesian (Pinchgut Opera, Australia)

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (First Witch [cover], Opera Australia)

Vivaldi’s Serenata a Tre (Pinchgut Opera, Australia)

Donald Crockett’s The Face (Firebird Ensemble, Boston & Los Angeles, USA)

Visitatio (The Song Company, Australia)



In addition to the works above, Jane’s earlier repertoire includes music by Clérambault, Lambert, Monteverdi, Rossi, Lully, Charpentier, the Cantigas of Martin Codax, the songs of the French trouvères, Frescobaldi, Merula, and works from the Fleury Playbook.

Jane’s Art song/lieder repertoire includes various works by Brahms, Britten, Barber, Debussy, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Ravel, Schumann, Schubert, and Richard Strauss.