Login

Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

CIMF 2017: Half the Sky

Event

CIMF 2017: Half the Sky

  • Date: Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 2pm
  • Venue: National Portrait Gallery — King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT
  • Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $57 | Conc.: $52 | U30: $30 | U18: $25 | Student Rush: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6230 5880

Event Details

CONCERT 12
Half the Sky

The Sound of the Sexual Revolution

“Women hold up half the sky,” Mao Zedong is reported to have said. Award-winning Ensemble Offspring crashes through the glass ceiling with an all-female composer event, featuring music by this year’s Composer-in-Residence Chen Yi, Kaija Saariaho, Mary Finsterer and others.

PROGRAM

Cassie To, Avialae for sextet
Kaija Saariaho, Cendres for flute, cello and piano
Felicity Wilcox, Yurabirong for bass clarinet solo
Amanda Cole, Glocken Blocken for marimba and almglocken
Cathy Milliken, Three Step for horn, violin and cello (AP)
Natacha Diels, Ether for piccolo solo and tape (2005)
Katy Abbott, Re-Echo for cello and vibraphone
Joyce Tang, Remembrance of The Old Stonewall Trees for sheng (2017) (WP)
Margaret Sutherland, Little Suite for flute, clarinet and bassoon (1960)
       Vivace – Tempo di menuetto – Allegro - Molto vivace – Allegro
Chen Yi, Qi for flute, cello, percussion and piano (AP)
Mary Finsterer, Silva for sextet (2012)

Durations: 10' – 9' – 7' – 5' – 10' – 5' – 5' – 9' – 12' – 15'

ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING

Claire Edwardes, percussion – Artistic Director
Blair Harris, cello
Zubin Kanga, piano
Lamorna Nightingale, flute
Jason Noble, clarinet
Veronique Serret, violin

With DARRYL POULSEN horn, BEN HOADLEY bassoon, LOO SZE-WANG sheng

135 MINUTE SITE-SPECIFIC EVENT, INCLUDING FORUM

Featured non-Australian music: Kaija Saariaho, Natacha Diels, Joyce Tang, Chen Yi

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6230 5880 or by email to info@cimf.org.au

Featured Australian Works

Glocken blocken : percussion by Amanda Cole
— performed by Claire Edwardes
Little suite (trios: flute, clarinet, bassoon) (1960) by Margaret Sutherland
— performed by Lamorna Nightingale, Ben Hoadley and Jason Noble
Digital sheet music sample Re-echo : for vibraphone and cello (2015) by Katy Abbott
— performed by Claire Edwardes and Blair Harris
Digital sheet music sample Silva : percussion concerto (2012) by Mary Finsterer
— performed by Claire Edwardes and Ensemble Offspring
Digital sheet music sample Three step : trio for horn, violin, violoncello (2010) by Cathy Milliken
— performed by Veronique Serret, Darryl Poulsen and Blair Harris
Yurabirong : People of this place : bass clarinet solo (2016) by Felicity Wilcox
— performed by Jason Noble
 Avialae by Cassie To

Featured artists

User reviews & comments

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions or insights about this event.

To post your comment please login