Following the news last month that renowned Australian vocal ensemble The Song Company had been placed in voluntary administration, The Song Company’s Chair Michael Tidball and Artistic Director Antony Pitts have announced that the company has been able to recommence trading in advance of the second creditors’ meeting scheduled for June 18.

The Song Company The Song Company in  True Love Story, with Antony Pitts as Machaut. Photograph © Peter Hislop

Trevor Pogroske and Anthony Warner of CRS Insolvency, the Voluntary Administrators recommended in their report to creditors that the Company be returned to the Directors, subject to creditors’ approval at the second meeting to be held on June 18, after which it will be business as usual for the ensemble.

“I have been touched by the incredible support of our audiences and donors and the Arts community both here and abroad,” said Pitts. “We’ve been touring a really innovative, exciting, and challenging program for 2019, and I am looking forward to bringing the remaining part of our Above Beyond season to as wide an audience as possible.”

“After a thorough review of our accounts and budgets, the intervention of a significant...

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