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Ensemble Offspring: Sagittarius


Ensemble Offspring: Sagittarius

  • Date: Friday, 22 November 2013, 6.30pm
  • Venue: The New Hall, Sydney Grammar School — Yurong Street, East Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $30.00 | Concession: $15.00 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8256 2222

Event Details

On the first day of Sagittarius, Ensemble Offspring introduces its famous brand of uniquely innovative new music with this divine ‘zodiac’ miniature by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Returning from London for the show, Zubin Kanga teams up with his old mate, composer Alex Pozniak in the high energy piano solo, Crush. Also featuring exciting new commissions by expat composers Jane Stanley and Kate Moore alongside Magnus Lindberg's classic for two hulking bass drums and squealing bass clarinet, Ablauf.

The striking finale piece, Workers Union by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen sees Sydney Grammar students and Ensemble Offspring members joining forces and unite as one big bundle of musical vivacity.

Performers: Lamorna Nightingale (flute), Jason Noble (clarinet), Claire Edwardes & Bree van Reyk (percussion), Zubin Kanga (piano solo)

Featured non-Australian music: Stockhausen, Lindberg, Andriessen

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8256 2222

Featured Australian Works

Chromatica by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Crush (solo piano) (2008) by Alex Pozniak
— performed by Zubin Kanga
Fern (quartets: flute, clarinet, 2 percussion - with pre-recorded sound) (2012) by Kate Moore
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Digital sheet music sample Helix reflection : for flute and Bb clarinet (2013) by Jane Stanley
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Repetepetition : for soprano saxophone and piano (2011) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Rustling the Deities : for B flat clarinet and pianoforte (2013) [Movt III only] by Nicholas Vines
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Six postcard pieces : for solo piano (1994) by David Lumsdaine
— performed by Zubin Kanga

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