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Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music


Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music

  • Date: Thursday, 12 September 2013 to Sunday, 15 September 2013, from 7.30pm Thursday - 5pm Sunday
  • Venue: The Capital, Bendigo — 50 View St, Bendigo, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $30/20/Free | Children: $15 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 5434 6100

Event Details

The Inaugural Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music brings the most innovative and virtuosic concert music from all around the world direct to Bendigo’s View Street Cultural precinct. With international guests including the Flux Quartet from New York, flautist Matteo Cesari and conductor Maxime Pascal from Paris, soprano Jessica Aszodi and clarinettist Samuel Dumscombe from San Diego, this festival also boasts the most excitng talent working in Australia, Victoria and Bendigo.

Over four days, you can hear live music from 15 different countries performed across three recitals, eight concerts, two talks, a lecture, a workshop and a vernissage. Of these 16 elements, six are free, and nine are about the price of a cinema ticket. BIFEM’s promise is clear: our doors are open to you, if your ears and minds are open to us. Come explore.

Performers: Argonaut Ensemble (Bendigo), with conductor Maxime Pascal (Paris), Matteo Cesari (Paris), Six Degrees (Melbourne), 1+1=1 (San Diego/Melbourne), Elizabeth Welsh (Melbourne), Handmade Music (Melbourne), Alistair Noble (Canberra), OpenLab (Melbourne), Ensemble Offspring (Sydney), Flux Quartet (New York), Samuel Dunscombe (San Diego), Jessica Aszodi (San Diego)

Featured non-Australian music: Feldman, Lang, Scelsi, Billone, Sciarrino, Grimaldi, Morciano, D'Adamo, Garnero, Pauly, Xenakis, Luque, Lachenmann, Romitelli, Carter, Henze, Globokar, Holliger, Yuasa, Dufourt, Nunes, Nono, Dunscombe, etc

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to composer@davidchisholm.com

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Brass quintet (quintets: horn, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones) (2013) by Rohan Phillips — World premiere
Fractured again : multimedia work for three performers, electronic music, glass installation and video (2010) by Damien Ricketson
Letter Piece No. 8 (Sit up Stand down) by Matthew Shlomowitz
Seven little miracles by David Chisholm — Australian premiere
Slow flipping harmony (2006) by Matthew Shlomowitz
Some shade of blue : underchin tarhu & centaur vibraphone (2011) by Damien Ricketson
Spiral Forth by Alex Pozniak
 Assembly by Marks/William
 Fou by Jeanette Little
 Law II by Alexander Garsden
 Tussilage by James Rushford

Featured artists

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