Aurora Festival 2014
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Aurora Festival 2014

  The 2014 Aurora Festival is set to run from April 30th – May 3rd. Highlights this year include the April 30 opening night concert in which the centrepiece will be the world premiere of  Voyage through radiant stars by the Australian composer Brian Howard, a 60 minute work for solo saxophone and 18 musicians.  Also…

‘Composed Noise’ gives its World Premiere
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‘Composed Noise’ gives its World Premiere

  There is a project coming to life in Sydney that is about to overturn long held ideas about composing and performing music.  Most of the time, composing would be considered an act of deliberate planning. The composer sets out to express an intensely personal statement in harmony, melody and style. Score markings tell the performer…

A historic evening with The NOISE – 7 composers gather to speak
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A historic evening with The NOISE – 7 composers gather to speak

“Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.” John Cage, 1937 Next week, Sydney based string quartet The NOISE performs in Darlinghurst. The evening promises to be a historic one with 7 contemporary composers present. During the evening they…