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Allotropy! with Rosemary Ball - Resonance Music Series


Allotropy! with Rosemary Ball - Resonance Music Series

  • Date: Saturday, 27 August 2016, 2.15pm
  • Venue: Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre (BACC), Brighton Town Hall — cnr Carpenter and Wilson Streets, Brighton, VIC
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

Allotropy Pop-up String Quartet will be joined by soprano Rosemary Ball in a concert of works featuring Australian and world premieres including Sirens by Evan Lawson. Sirens draws upon the ancient story of Orpheus and is based on section of the odyssey where Orpheus saves the members of the Argonaut from the singing of the sirens by playing the lyre. This work explores the sirens - putting each member of the string quartet and the soprano in locations around the room from where they call back and forth to each other.

This program is a community art project by Evan Lawson, ‘composer in residence’ at Bayside City Council’s Billilla Mansion Artists’ studio’s program in association with Bayside’s 2016 Resonance Music Series.


Dulcie HOLLAND | Salute to Jacques | For string quartet
Evan LAWSON | Sirens | For soprano and string quartet | World Premiere commissioned by Allotropy!
Thomas LARCHER | Madhares String Quartet No. 3 | Australian Premiere
Joe CHINDAMO | The Fitzroy Tales - Six Scenes for string quartet | World Premiere commissioned by Allotropy!
Paul STANHOPE | Sea Chronicles | For soprano and string quartet

Allotropy! with Rosemary Ball is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

Featured non-Australian music: Thomas Larcher

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9599 4444 or by email to artevents@bayside.vic.gov.au

Featured Australian Works

Salute to Jacques : for string quartet (1997) by Dulcie Holland
— performed by Allotropy!
Sea chronicles : five songs for soprano and string quartet (1998) by Paul Stanhope
— performed by Rosemary Ball, Emma Hunt, Katriona Tsyrlin, Beatrix Pickett and Michelle John
The Fitzroy tales : Six scenes for string quartet by Joe Chindamo — World premiere
— performed by Allotropy!
 Sirens for soprano and string quartet by Evan Lawson — Australian premiere

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