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  • Date: Friday, 11 May 2012, 8:10pm
  • Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane — Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, 16 Russell St, South Brisbane, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Crossbows Festival series

Event Details

ELISION is Australia's premier international contemporary music ensemble.  Its musicians have established a reputation for delivering authoritative and virtuosic interpretations of complex, unusual and challenging aesthetics, often developed in close collaboration with the composer.

International concert and recording engagements received include performances for Maerzmusik, the Berlin Philharmonie and Konzerthaus, Wien Modern, the WestdeutscherRundfunk, and Radio Bremen, Festival Ars Musica of Brussels, IRCAM as part of the Agora festival, the 50th Warsaw Autumn Festival, the Festival d'Automne of Paris, transit festival, the Ultima Festival of Oslo and the Chekhov International theatre festival of Moscow.

Since 2009 ELISION has maintained ongoing concert activity in London and regular appearances for the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.  Recent CD releases include a portrait of Brian Ferneyhough with the distinguished Viennese label KAIROS, Aaron Cassidy with NEOS and Sam Hayden, forthcoming on NMC.

Repertoire being performed on Friday 11 May:

    Liza Lim  - gyfu  (2012) Australian premiere (oboe, percussion)
    Timothy McCormack  - One flat thing reproduced (2008) Australian premiere (violin, oboe, percussion)
    Timothy McCormack   - Here is a sequence of signs, each having a sound and a meaning for solo trombone with harmon mute (2008) Australian premiere
    Rebecca Saunders  - to and fro (2010) (violin and oboe) Australian premiere
    Richard Barrett - wound i- v (2009-2010) Australian premiere  (oboe, violin, percussion, lapsteel guitar, clarinet, violoncello)
    Elision ensemble/Richard Barrett codex (2012) 12' World Premier (oboe, trombone, violin, percussion, electric guitar, clarinet, violoncello)


    Peter Veale - oboe
    Richard Haynes - clarinet in B-flat, Eb, and contrabass clarinet
    Benjamin Marks - trombone
    Peter Neville - percussion
    Graeme Jennings-  violin
    Judith Hamann - violoncello
    Daryl Buckley - electric guitar, lapsteel, effects

Featured non-Australian music: McCormack, Saunders, Barrett

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Gyfu (Gift) : oboe solo by Liza Lim — Australian premiere
— performed by Peter Veale

Featured artists

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