Speak The Speech by Bell Shakespeare

S3 Ep7: Sarah Blasko

September 13, 2022

This week on Speak The Speech, we are joined by Australian singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer Sarah Blasko. Recorded live in Sydney in June 2022, in this episode Sarah gives us a sneak peek into her work composing for our 2023 production of Twelfth Night, discusses how her upbringing influenced her artistry, the process of collaborating and writing music for stage, and even performs some songs!

Sarah Blasko has released six studio albums as a solo artist, including What the Sea Wants, the Sea Will Have, As Day Follows Night, and I Awake, all of which reached the top 10 in the ARIA album charts. She is a three-time ARIA Award winner – for Best Pop Release, Best Female Artist and Best Adult Alternative. As Day Follows Night also won Triple J’s Album of the Year and is listed at No. 19 in the book 100 Best Australian Albums. In 2008 she wrote the music for Bell Shakespeare’s production of Hamlet directed by Marion Potts. In 2023, she will write the music for Bell Shakespeare’s 2023 production of Twelfth Night, directed by Heather Fairbairn. 

 

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