"A colourful, round-the-world trip with no passport necessary, and each arrangement a celebration of the human voice — rich, intricate, and utterly captivating." The Advertiser, Adelaide
Lisa Young voice, percussion
Jacqueline Gawler voice, percussion
Nicola Eveleigh voice, flute, percussion
Gabrielle MacGregor voice, percussion
Emma Gilmartin voice, percussion
Renowned for their extraordinary song-writing, skin-tight vocal harmonies and stunning live performances, Coco’s Lunch are recognised as multi award-winning pioneers in the composition and performance of innovative Australian vocal music. The group has spent over 20 years winning the hearts of audiences of all ages across Australia, Asia and Europe and garnered multiple awards for their theatrical performances and acclaimed recordings.
In 2019, Coco’s Lunch will present Other Plans, bringing to life the breathtaking art form of South Indian konnakol (vocal percussion) in a bold new way. Hand-picked by Barry Humphries to premiere at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the largest cabaret festival in the world, the group packed out the Adelaide Festival Centre for two consecutive nights with this sparkling showcase of award-winning songs and elegant stagecraft. Other Plans takes audiences on a captivating journey through new konnakol-based works composed by Lisa Young, including the fiery new award-winning single Other Plans, and well-loved songs from the group’s acclaimed albums Blueprint and A Whole New Way of Getting Dressed.
Music by Coco’s Lunch
Creative Direction by Noel Jordan (Festival Director, Edinburgh International Children's Festival)
Performance length: 65 mins (no interval)
July and November
Travel to centres in regional NSW is subsidised through the support of Arts NSW. Musica Viva can book the artists, arrange all travel and accommodation, provide posters, flyers and program information.
If you are interested in bringing an ensemble to your town or city, please contact:
Artist Development Coordinator