Between the Keys
- Date: Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 7.30pm
- Venue: Riverside Theatres, Parramatta — Cnr Church St and Market St, Parramatta, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $32.00 | Children: $23.00 | Concession: $27.00 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8839 3399
Ensemble Offspring kicks off the year by taking its unique handmade instruments on the road in 'Between the Keys'. Between The Keys extends our successful Partch’s Bastards project. We follow the lead of the iconic Harry Partch whose music was so radical he needed to build his own orchestra of unique instruments to play it. Ensemble Offspring has commissioned visually striking and sonically beautiful instruments on which to perform vivid new colours and scales. Insightful education workshops accompany the concert program.
Performers: Damien Ricketson (violin), Anna McMichael (undachin tarhu), Jason Noble (clarini/harmonium), Diana Springford (clarini), Claire Edwardes (centaur vibraphone), Bree van Reyk (meru bars/percussion)
Featured non-Australian music: Phillip Glass – Music in Similar Motion; Arvo Pärt – Fratres
Featured Australian Works
||Some shade of blue : underchin tarhu & centaur vibraphone (2011) by Damien Ricketson|
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
|Akashic Torus by Kraig Grady|
|Hidden Sidetracks by Terumi Narushima|
|Mysteries by Arana Li — World premiere|
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