Hourglass Ensemble Presents Four World Premieres In Two Concerts
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Hourglass Ensemble Presents Four World Premieres In Two Concerts

Contemporary chamber group, the Hourglass Ensemble presents two concerts: Starry, Starry Night featuring lullabies, nocturnes and songs for sleep and Everything I Touch, a beguiling blend of new Australian commissions and beloved masterpieces. Artistic Director of The Hourglass Ensemble Andrew Kennedy is passionate about making the chamber concert accessible to both newcomers to classical music and longer-standing fans. “During…

Nadia Piave And Friends Bring Heartbeats, Drums and Christmas Bells
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Nadia Piave And Friends Bring Heartbeats, Drums and Christmas Bells

  Soprano Nadia Piave presents Heartbeats, Drums and Christmas Bells – a celebration of Christmas in song and rhythm, featuring traditional, medieval, folk and contemporary Christmas songs and carols. Describing the music, Nadia says “It’s all about drums, voices, bells, chimes and drones this year – beating hearts, sighs and shimmering lights in a beautiful collection…

Thoroughbass Recreates Debussy’s Children’s Ballet
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Thoroughbass Recreates Debussy’s Children’s Ballet

Thoroughbass presents a Christmas event for young and old – a remake of Claude Debussy’s children’s ballet La Boîte à joujoux, (The Toybox), composed in 1913 but not performed until 1919, after his death. Using Debussy’s own short precis, and his many stage directions and emotive tags, Thoroughbass recreates a semblance of the original story, complete…