Syzygy Ensemble - Pierrot's Creator
- Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 6pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $35 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Before Pierrot there was the mighty Kammersymphonie. Despite being a self-confessed ‘reluctant revolutionary’, it seems Schoenberg could not help but smash the pre-conceived notions of music (including his own) with every new piece he wrote. The frenetic hyperactivity of his early masterwork has 21st century parallels in the exotic pointillism of Mantovani’s The Age of Nothing and the exhilaration of Loevendie’s Barn Dance.
Syzygy Ensemble: Laila Engle: flute/piccolo, Julia Stoppa: clarinets, Jenny Khafaghi: violin, Blair Harris: cello, Leigh Harrold: piano
Featured non-Australian music: Theo Loevendie: Barn Dance, Bruno Mantovani: L’Ere de Rien, Carl Schimmel- Roadshow (world premiere), Arnold Schoenberg - Kammersymphonie
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