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Kammer Ensemble : Brett Dean at 50


Kammer Ensemble : Brett Dean at 50

  • Date: Sunday, 4 December 2011, 4pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the New Music Network series
  • Tickets: Full $35 | Conc $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

KAMMER Ensemble celebrate a landmark birthday of one of Australia’s most dynamic composers Brett Dean. Dean’s time in Germany lead to a friendship with German neo-expressionist composer, Wolfgang Rihm. Kammer will pair up these two composer’s works in concert. Brett Dean will appear as violist as well as composer in his work, Some Birthday.

Program: Brett Dean Demons (solo flute); Night Window (clarinet, viola, piano); Some Birthday (2 violas, cello), and a New work (commissioned by the Australia Ensemble @UNSW, Nash Ensemble, London and Eighth Blackbird, Chicago) (flute, clarinet, violin or viola, cello, piano, percussion (2011)).  Rihm Chiffre IV (bass clarinet, cello, piano); Uber Der Linie VI (flute, violin, cello).

Featured non-Australian music: Rihm: Chiffe IV

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

Featured Australian Works

Demons : music for solo flute (2004) by Brett Dean
Night window : music for clarinet (bass clarinet), viola and piano (1993) by Brett Dean
Digital sheet music sample Some birthday : for two violas and cello (1992) by Brett Dean

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