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Australia Ensemble - The Sound of Pictures (Ford / Wilcox)


Australia Ensemble - The Sound of Pictures (Ford / Wilcox)

  • Date: Saturday, 16 September 2017, 8pm
  • Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium — University of New South Wales, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Australia Ensemble - Season 2017 - Voyages series
  • Tickets: Adult: $50 | Senior: $38 | Concession: $30 | Student Rush: $15

Event Details

Hosted by Andrew Ford.

Presented by Radio National’s The Music Show host, Andrew Ford, this program represents a new offering from the Australia Ensemble: an exploration of music written by composers for film as well as concert music that makes use of the moving image as part of its presentation. We explore music by some of the famous names from the screen as well as music by Andrew Ford himself, and a new work by Felicity Wilcox that explore the sound of pictures in novel and exciting ways.

Andrew Ford Scherzo Perpetuo for string quartet and film

Felicity Wilcox Vivre sa vie - Composer's Cut (world premiere) for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano and film

plus works of composers including Bernard Herrmann, Nino Rota, Arthur Benjamin and Dmitri Shostakovich

Featured non-Australian music: Bernard Herrmann, Nino Rota, Dmitri Shostakovich

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9385 4874 or by email to australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

Jamaican rumba : clarinet with piano by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by Australia Ensemble
Digital sheet music sample Scherzo perpetuo : string quartet (2014) by Andrew Ford
— performed by Australia Ensemble
Vivre Sa Vie : Composer's Cut (quartets: flute, clarinet, percussion, piano) (2017) by Felicity Wilcox — World premiere
— performed by Australia Ensemble

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