Five World Premieres In Ensemble Offspring’s Kontiki Racket
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Five World Premieres In Ensemble Offspring’s Kontiki Racket

Three concerts, five world premieres, a panel discussion with leading ‘global’ music makers and an industry speed dating session offering one-on-one sessions with mentors – all in one weekend! Ensemble Offspring’s Kontiki Racket features thirteen musicians including its Hatched Academy artists, music by iconic composers Xenakis and Boulez and European sensations Romitelli and Mantovani. Australian composers…

Operantics Presents Jonathan Dove’s Chamber Opera Mansfield Park
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Operantics Presents Jonathan Dove’s Chamber Opera Mansfield Park

British composer Jonathan Dove’s operatic adaptation of Jane Austen Mansfield Park, captures the heart of this timeless novel in a beautiful chamber opera set to libretto by Alasdair Middleton. Fanny Price is the poor, overlooked niece of Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram, raised in the midst of privilege at Mansfield Park alongside her wealthy cousins. Quietly in…

Sydney Antiphony Presents Death And Venice
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Sydney Antiphony Presents Death And Venice

Sydney Antiphony presents its second concert of 2014, Death and Venice, a programme centred around the monumental and macabre ‘Musikalische Exequien’ of 17th century German composer Heinrich Schütz. Taking its cue from Schütz’s beguiling masterpiece, the remaining programme examines death in all its facets and explores musical links between Italy and Germany in the sixteenth and seventeenth…