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Bilby's Bluegum Melodies

Event

Bilby's Bluegum Melodies

  • Date: Saturday, 1 July 2017, 10:15am
  • Venue: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta — Cnr Church St and Market St, Parramatta, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $19 | Concession: $16 | Schools bookings available — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8839 3399

Event Details

Ensemble Offspring, Sydney’s favourite musical mavericks, are joined by Georgia Adamson (CDP/Monkey Baa Theatre Snuggle Pot and Cuddle Pie), to bring Dorothy Wall’s classic children’s tale Blinky Bill to life. Featuring old-fashioned colonial folk tunes, contemporary sounds of the Australian landscape, interactive moments, songs, narrated excerpts from the bush classic and a score by Boyd, Edwards, Grainger, Pollard, Sculthorpe and Westlake; Bilby's Bluegum Melodies is a great way to introduce children to the music of contemporary Australian composers.

Suitable for: Children 2+ and their adults

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8839 3399 or by email to admin@ensembleoffspring.com

Featured Australian Works

Binyang : for clarinet and percussion (1996) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Butterflying : for solo piano (2007) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Kakan : for alto flute, marimba and piano (1984) by Anne Boyd
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Marimba dances : for solo marimba (1982) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Nintendo music : for clarinet and piano (2005) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
One sweet moment : version for vibraphone (2006) by Mark Pollard
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Sonata for clarinet or viola and piano : clarinet with piano (1949) by Margaret Sutherland
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
The Gum-suckers march (solo piano) by Percy Grainger
— performed by Ensemble Offspring

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