Photograph by Marcus
Kayser performs in areas as diverse as ancient Byzantine
chant, French and German Baroque song and classical contemporary music,
both scored and improvised. Her work has led her to tour regularly both
within Australia, and internationally to Europe and Asia. She has recorded,
as soloist, on numerous CDs, and her work is frequently broadcast on
As a member of JOUISSANCE, and the contemporary music ensembles ELISION
and LIBRA, she has performed radical interpretations of Byzantine and
Medieval chant, and premiered works written specifically for her voice
by local and overseas composers.
For Kayser, performance highlights include works by composers Liza Lim,
Richard Barrett, David Young, Volker Heyne, Michael Finnisy, Helen Gifford
and Chris Dench. Kayser continues to work with Bassist Nick Tsiavos
developing repertoire for voice and contra bass.