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Composing Noosa Festival


Composing Noosa Festival

  • Date: Friday, 8 March 2019 to Sunday, 10 March 2019
  • Venue: Noosa Arts Theatre — 163 Weyba Road, Noosaville, QLD
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Composing Noosa is an innovative and exciting 3-day music festival featuring inspiring international and local composers and performers.

The festival comprises concerts, seminars and masterclasses, as well as a rare opportunity to socialise with the performers and composers at the festival parties.

There will be performances of new music composed here in Noosa especially for the festival as well as classics adored by audiences.

Headlining ensembles and performers include: Ensemble Offspring, from Sydney; Viney Grinberg Duo, from Brisbane; Roman, special guest pianist from the Ukraine; and the Pacific Chamber Players, a local ensemble from the Sunshine Coast with local talented piano student Saxon Mills-Booth.

Internationally renowned composers attending include: Ofer-Ben Amots from Colorado; Jan Jirasek from Prague; Paul Smith from Sydney; Rob Melbourne from Noosaville; 17 Music Students from Colorado College and and 3 composers from Portugal, U.S.A and U.K.

For full program & event details, see https://composingnoosa.com/program-detail/

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

Featured Australian Works

A flight of sunbirds : nine bagatelles for piano duet (2001) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg
Clow Card Variations (trios: flute, clarinet, saxophone) (2011) by Paul Smith
— performed by Pacific Chamber Players
Holding Masks (duos: 2 pianos) (2016) by Paul Smith
— performed by Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg
Modular Origami : sextet (2019) by Paul Smith — World premiere
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Piano sonata no. 1 (solo piano) (1990) by Carl Vine
Sonata for piano four hands : piano duo (4 hands) (2009) by Carl Vine
— performed by Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney
Victor's heart : for piano four hands (2008) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney
 Elegie by Rob Melbourne
 Escape to the stars by Rob Melbourne
 Homage to a beautiful being by Rob Melbourne
 Secret Dances of the Shadowlands by Rob Melbourne

Featured artists

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