Ensemble Offspring: The Surge

Ensemble Offspring: The Surge

Ensemble Offspring presents ‘The Surge’, three world premieres included in a multi-layered feast of music, ideas, lessons from the past and – with a little luck – hope for the decade ahead!

Paul Lowin Finalists For 2019 Announced
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Paul Lowin Finalists For 2019 Announced

Six Australian compositions have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes, as announced by the Australian Music Centre today. They are Katy Abbott, Brett Dean, Elliott Gyger, Lachlan Skipworth, Luke Styles and Nigel Westlake. The winners of the Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize (valued at $25,000) and the Song Cycle Prize (valued at $15,000)…

Australian String Quartet Premieres Westlake Piece
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Australian String Quartet Premieres Westlake Piece

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) will premiere Nigel Westlake’s new work Sacred Sky in an evocative program alongside works by Charles Ives and Claude Debussy. Commissioned by the ASQ and written as an homage to the spirit of his late sister Kate, who passed away in early 2018, Westlake’s piece renders emotions related to life…