Australia Ensemble@UNSW Transfigures Night And Day
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Australia Ensemble@UNSW Transfigures Night And Day

The Australia Ensemble@UNSW returns to the stage in March with the inaugural concert of its 2016 season. The programme entitled Transfigured Night takes its name from Arnold Schoenberg’s masterful string sextet Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), an early work reflecting this composer’s interest and mastery of late Romantic musical ideas. Inspired by a poem of the expressionist poet, Richard…

Whitlam Quote Gets Turned Into A Waltz
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Whitlam Quote Gets Turned Into A Waltz

“Well may we say ‘God Save The Queen’, because nothing will save the Governor General!” Whoever thought that Whitlam could be made to in a waltz?! Forty years after Gough Whitlam made this famous proclamation, the phrase has been turned into a waltz which will be performed at the Australia Ensemble@UNSW’s concert Big Decisions.  Composer and double bass…

The Burgundian Consort: In Love And War
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The Burgundian Consort: In Love And War

The Burgundian Consort has existed as an elite arm of the Collegium Musicum Choir at UNSW since 1985. Comprising just a small number of singers (12-18), mostly (but not exclusively) undergraduate music students, the ensemble sings challenging, unaccompanied repertoire. In its annual recital for 2015, the group brings a program of the beauty and sadness in love…