Ziggy de Voight
de Voight commenced composing at the age of eleven, while studying piano, violin, flute and organ. The major creative work to date is the opera/musical Nostradamus which has been performed in concert, and which was workshopped as a music theatre piece in 2005. The most recent work is The Last Maharajah, a musical being written in collaboration with book writer, Hal Davies, and lyricist, Jackson B Sutcliffe.
Previous works include a Symphonic Ballad, Song of the North, the musical Umbulgurri, three ballet scores and, in association with lyricist and playwright, Jackson B. Sutcliffe, several works for voice including the cantatas Kaleidoscope and The Food of Life. Six songs from the poems of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson were completed in 2004 along with drafts for a children’s musical The Invisible Child.
de Voight was also musical director for It Was The Lark, Gone With Hardy, Fool On The Hill, No Way, Cowardy Custard, Three’s Company, Happy End, A Toast To Melba, and R.S.V.P.