Syzygy Ensemble - Pierrot's Successors
- Date: Wednesday, 5 September 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
Syzygy presents a geographical survey of just how far Pierrot’s reach has extended. From the explicit references of England’s Helen Grime, to the confronting edginess of Holland’s Jacob ter Veldhuis, and finishing with our own Roger Smalley, there is barely a composer alive who doesn’t feel the influence of Schoenberg’s masterpiece in some way.
Syzygy Ensemble: Laila Engle: flute/piccolo, Julia Stoppa: clarinets, Jenny Khafaghi: violin, Lauren Brigden: viola*, Blair Harris: cello, Leigh Harrold: piano
Featured non-Australian music: Jacob ter Veldhuis – Lipstick, Helen Grime – Seven Pierrot Miniatures (Australian premiere), Peteris Vasks: Das Buch
Featured Australian Works
||Poles apart : for flute, bass clarinet, violin, viola & cello (1992) by Roger Smalley|
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble
- Performer Syzygy Ensemble
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