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Syzygy: Our Space


Syzygy: Our Space

  • Date: Thursday, 11 August 2016, 6pm
  • Venue: The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: Standard: $39 | Concession: $29 (booking fees apply | season packages available) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Syzygy Ensemble touch upon three generations of Australian composition.

In this concert, Syzygy Ensemble widens its lens to incorporate the sounds and experiences of composers from all around Australia. The ensemble stretches forwards and backwards in time, reaching back into the sounds of the first Australians in George Lentz’s ‘Nguurraa’ and looking forward with a new Melbourne Recital Centre ­commissioned work from Melbourne’s own May Lyon.

In surveying the nation’s cultural space, Syzygy Ensemble touch upon three generations of Australian composition, from the established mastery of Mary Finsterer to the energetic new sounds of Peter de Jager and Annie Hsieh.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Syzygy Ensemble.


Peter de Jager

May Lyon
New Work

Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh

Georges Lentz

Kate Neal
Piano Trio No.1

Mary Finsterer
Circadian Tale 7.1

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Featured Australian Works

Circadian Tale 7.1 (quintets) by Mary Finsterer
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble
Contemplations : chamber ensemble by Annie Hsieh
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble
Nguurraa by Georges Lentz
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble
Piano trio no. 1 : piano trio by Kate Neal
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble

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