Creative Explosion 2: East and West Confluences
- Date: Thursday, 22 October 2009, 7pm
- Venue: The Playhouse, UWS Penrith — Kingswood Campus, Penrith, NSW
- Tickets: This is a free event
This event is free for all participants, but registrations are recommended (please follow the link below to the festival website).
The event forms part of the Creative Explosion in the West festival. The idea is to feature Asia-Pacific traditions of Korean samul nori drumming, Filipino kulintang percussion, Japanese shakuhachi ‘moment' aesthetic and Eastern Asian string techniques (Korea, Japan, China) interacting with contemporary music. Ensemble Offspring and UWS staff feature in intercultural, improvising and electronic traditions related to Western Sydney. This will mean cutting edge intercultural composition, live-internet interaction between Ensemble Offspring and Texas, and a short spatial electro-acoustic work.
Performers: Bernadette Balkus, piano, Claire Edwardes, percussion, James Cuddeford, violin, Jason Noble, clarinet, UWS Staff.
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Genji (the shining prince) and the koto player : for violin and piano (2009) by Diana Blom — World premiere|
— performed by James Cuddeford and Zubin Kanga
||Not broken bruised-reed : for violin, percussion and piano (2009) by Bruce Crossman — World premiere|
||Patina : for clarinet and percussion (2009) by Michael Atherton — World premiere|
|Three half stories : for any three instrumentalists (2009) by Damien Ricketson — World premiere|
|Haiku 1 by John Encarnacao — World premiere|
|Inter-Space by Garth Paine — World premiere|
|Tristan Exploded by Ian Stevenson — World premiere|
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