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Broken Consorts

Event

Broken Consorts

  • Date: Sunday, 21 August 2016, 3pm
  • Venue: Ngeringa Cultural Centre — 119 Williams Road (off Springs Road), Mt Barker Summit, SA
  • Tickets: Adults: $40 | Concession: $35 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (08) 8391 0986

Event Details

Ensemble Offspring, Sydney’s champions of the new, and Ironwood, trailblazers for the early, invite you to a breathtaking world of sound. Like floating through a forest, Broken Consorts will envelop you in a cocoon of bristlings, warblings and ethereal reverberations — a musical experience that exists across and beyond time. Hear what happens as Ensemble Offspring and Ironwood mix and match old and new sounds, with works by Australian composers Mary Finsterer, Damien Ricketson, 17th century English works by William Lawes and Matthew Locke, and work by Australian, Felicity Wilcox, commissioned by Ensemble Offspring and Ironwood for this collaboration.

Featured non-Australian music: William Lawes, Matthew Locke

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0421 238 636 or by email to admin@ensembleoffspring.com

Featured Australian Works

Silva : percussion concerto (2012) by Mary Finsterer
— performed by Ironwood Chamber Ensemble and Ensemble Offspring
Trace elements : any two wind & any two string instruments (2003) by Damien Ricketson
— performed by Ironwood Chamber Ensemble and Ensemble Offspring
Uncovered Ground : large chamber ensemble (2015) by Felicity Wilcox
— performed by Ironwood Chamber Ensemble and Ensemble Offspring

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