Ode to Antarctica by Christina Courtin
Ode to Antarctica was commissioned by Kimball Gallagher to be premiered at the Chilean Antarctic Institute on King George Island, an island on the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula. The work, for solo piano, was composed by multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and composer, Christina Courtin, who has had a lifetime fascination with Antarctica. This is only known solo piano piece which has received its world premiere on the continent of Antarctica.
Premiere in Chilean Antarctica Institute on King George Island, Antarctica, February 11, 2014