Australian composer/performer

Current Activities

June/July 2012
Clogs and Shady Gully tour in U.S. and Canada

Padma's new collection of songs about the environment and people of Mallacoota will be featured during Clogs' North American summer concerts, taking place from 24 June through 16 July in Los Angeles, New York, New Haven, Vermont, Halifax NS and Moncton NB.
Concert details at

He is also working on a new string quartet commission for Brooklyn Rider.

February/March 2012
Shady Gully: Padma and Clogs' bassoonist Rachael Elliott recently performed several concerts along Australia's east coast. They premiered their Shady Gully project and music from their latest album, Polka the Elk, as well as previews from Padma's p'opera, 2 Moon Smile.

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August 2011
The Opera Connection:
World premiere of three songs from ‘Two Moon Smile’

Michael Halliwell, baritone  
Sue Newsome, clarinet/bass clarinet  
David Miller, piano  
Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

3 March 2010
Release of Mallacoota, a collaborative CD project with Belgian poet, Daniel Hélin and composer/producer Padma Newsome. Preview the music at Mr. Hélin's website:
> Purchase here

2 March 2010
Release of Clogs fifth album, The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton on Brassland. Featuring compositions by Padma Newsome. More about The Creatures and Clogs' 2010 EP, Veil Waltz, at

Visit Projects for details


The National
High Violet
Cherry Tree

Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

The Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

Veil Waltz EP

Stick Music
Lullaby for Sue
Thom's Night Out

Jennifer Choi

Rachael Elliott
Polka the Elk

Daniel Hélin

Zachary Miskin
For Your Safety 

The Devastations

Padma Newsome's musical palette expresses colors
of the modernist avant garde, folk music from India,
chamber music remnants, along with an energy founded
in the pop/rock world.



Contact Padma
Tel. +61 (0)3 5158 0891 (AUS)
Tel. 646-286-2326 (USA)
Email: padma (dot) newsome (at) yahoo (dot) com

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