Sydney Symphony Orchestra Launches ’50 Fanfares’ A Major Commissioning Project
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra Launches ’50 Fanfares’ A Major Commissioning Project

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announed a major commissioning project supporting the future of Australian music. Called 50 Fanfares, this is a multi-season initiative which will see the Sydney Symphony commission and present the world premieres of new music by 50 Australian composers. The project has been designed to represent a broad range of Australian…

Ensemble Offspring Perform Masterpieces Inspired By The Europoean Avant-Garde
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Ensemble Offspring Perform Masterpieces Inspired By The Europoean Avant-Garde

Ensemble Offspring’s Lone Hemispheres features chamber musicians as soloists in works inspired by masterpieces of the European avant-garde. Performing alone yet moving within each other’s orbit, flautist Lamorna Nightingale, clarinetist Jason Noble and percussionist Claire Edwardes explore harmonious solitude in world premieres by Damien Ricketson, 2017 Noisy Women Commission recipient Elizabeth Younan and local composer,…

Ensemble Offspring’s Lone Hemispheres Features Two World Premieres
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Ensemble Offspring’s Lone Hemispheres Features Two World Premieres

Ensemble Offspring presents a showcase of the sheer virtuosity of three of its core musicians in Lone Hemispheres, an evening of works inspired by the uncompromising power and aural intensity of a true revolutionary, Iannis Xenakis, architect, mathematician and composer. His music is fiendishly difficult, yet described as “joyously elemental music which turns collections of pitches and rhythms…