Three Ensemble Super Group Creates Surface Tension

Three Ensemble Super Group Creates Surface Tension

There are promises of razor-sharp rhythms and raucous fun when Ensemble Offspring reaches out across the globe to team up with Canadian sister group  Aventa Ensemble and Brisbane  newcomers Kupka’s Piano for a not-to-be-missed new music event. The concert features a three-ensemble super group in works by Erik Griswold and Jordan Nobles, Australian trios by Michael Mathieson-Sandars and Liam Flenady, and Australian premieres by Michael Finnissy and Eric Wubbels + more! Grab a…


Ranieri Wins Kerikeri Piano Competition

Congratulations to pianist Alex Ranieri who has won the $15,000 first prize in New Zealand’s Kerikeri International Piano Competition held recently in the Bay of Islands. Alex also received the Jill Cottle award for the Best Sonata. Ranieri’s award-winning performance included music by Berg, Brahms, Vine, Granados and Messiaen’s Le Loriot, A graduate of the Queensland Conservatoium of Music from whence he graduated in 2013 with a University Medal and First Class honours in Advanced Performance, Ranieri is presently undertaking a Master’s degree offered jointly…