‘Songbirds’ A New Album For Ensemble Offspring On ABC Classic
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‘Songbirds’ A New Album For Ensemble Offspring On ABC Classic

Sydney’s Ensemble Offspring celebrates its 25th anniversary with Songbirds, a new album of contemporary Australian music that celebrates birds – nature’s own composers. Released on the ABC Classic label, Ensemble Offspring’s new album, Songbirds, is a beguiling collection of chamber works for flute, clarinet and vibraphone inspired by butcherbirds, blackbirds, lorikeets and leafcutter ants, frogs…

Birdsong At Dusk – Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Livestream
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Birdsong At Dusk – Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Livestream

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall presents Birdsong at Dusk, a livestreamed performance by members of Ensemble Offspring in an intimate trio setting bringing together an array of original chamber works by Australian composers, as breath-taking as a lyrebird’s tail. Featuring Claire Edwardes on percussion, (vibraphone and waterphone), Jason Noble playing clarinet/bass clarinet and Lamorna Nightingale playing flute/alto…

Ensemble Offspring + Speak Percussion + Jon Rose = Ghan Tracks
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Ensemble Offspring + Speak Percussion + Jon Rose = Ghan Tracks

Ensemble Offspring and Melbourne’s Speak Percussion team up for the very first time with maverick composer-inventor Jon Rose in the world premiere of an artistic exploration of Australia’s iconic Ghan railway. Ghan Tracks mashes video projections and electronics with live performance on pedal powered zither, electric cement mixer, wind machine, piccolo, bass clarinet, trombone and…