Eishan Ensemble Fuses East With West, Old With New
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Eishan Ensemble Fuses East With West, Old With New

Led by acclaimed Persian-Australian tar player and composer, Hamed Sadeghi, Eishan Ensemble draws on contemporary and classical music traditions of both East and West. The ensemble’s repertoire consists predominantly of Sadeghi’s original compositions with diverse improvisatory idioms featured heavily. Variously described as “Persian chamber jazz” and “Middle-Eastern jazz fusion”, Eishan Ensemble defies neat labels playing…

World Premiere Of Historical Musical ‘Iron In The Blood’
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World Premiere Of Historical Musical ‘Iron In The Blood’

The brutality and beauty of Australia’s colonial experience is the theme Iron in the Blood, which receives its world premiere later this month. This powerful musical exploration of Australia’s colonial past, inspired by Robert Hughes’ The Fatal Shore was created by jazz saxophonist and composer Jeremy Rose. Iron in the Blood includes text from Robert Hughes’ The Fatal Shore,…