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Birdsong at Dusk

Event

Birdsong at Dusk

  • Date: Friday, 16 August 2019, 7.30pm
  • Venue: Wollongong Town Hall — Cnr of Crown St and Kembla St, Wollongong, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $15 - $40 (plus booking fee) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

An intimate trio setting brings together an array of original chamber works by Australian composers as breathtaking as a lyrebird. On flute, clarinet and percussion, with sounds both familiar and intriguing—butcherbirds, blackbirds, leafcutter ants and frogs—a journey into nature via the concert hall. Written especially for the members of Ensemble Offspring, these new works are inspired by birdsong and the weird and wonderful squeaks, croaks and creaks of the Australian bush to welcome in the dusk.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Bitter Springs Creek 2014 : chamber ensemble by Hollis Taylor — World premiere
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Blackbird song : chamber ensemble by Kate Moore
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Daybreak (flute with live electronics) (2018) by Tristan Coelho
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Desert rose : chamber ensemble by Jane Stanley
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Glow : chamber ensemble by Jane Stanley — World premiere
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Leafcutter : for B flat clarinet and vibraphone (2012) by Melody Eötvös
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Owen Springs Reserve 2014 : for vibraphone and field recording by Hollis Taylor
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Yurabirong : People of this place : bass clarinet solo (2016) by Felicity Wilcox
— performed by Ensemble Offspring

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