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Continuum Sax : Laughing Gas


Continuum Sax : Laughing Gas

  • Date: Friday, 7 June 2013, 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Independent Theatre — 269 Miller St, North Sydney, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the New Music Network 2013 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $34 | Children: $20 | Concession: $30 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on 1300 302 604

Event Details

Laugh until it hurts! Sound and image interplay in a raucously hilarious retake on Ha Ha Ha, the sassy Betty Boop cartoon, once banned in the USA for the misuse of dentistry tools. Counterpointed with Boop, is Jacob TV’s Heartbreakers, darkly comic collage of looped, layered and recontextualised sound bites from the bizarre culture of American talk shows, mirrored by an exciting electroacoustic performance driving the pulse rate.

Hear the world premiere of Tim Dargaville's Kolam, rhythmically deep and exciting with unique melodic sense, taking Indian music as a starting point and the saxophone quartet as its end.

A world premiere of a politically charged, satirical new work by Adrian Luca rounds out a program that explores humour and heartache.

Continuum Sax invites you to join them in the gorgeous Independent Theatre, Sydney’s oldest Edwardian theatre, to experience an exhilarating evening of entertainment.

Program includes: Tim Dargaville Kolam (World Premiere); Adrian Luca New Work (World Premiere), Martin Kay Laughing Gas (World Premiere), Jacob Ter Veldhuis Heartbreakers

Performers: Continuum Sax: Christina Leonard (soprano saxophone) James Nightingale (alto saxophone) Martin Kay (tenor saxophone) Nicholas Russoniello (baritone saxophone)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 1300 302 604

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Kolam : for saxophone quartet (2012) by Tim Dargaville — World premiere
— performed by Continuum Sax
 Martin Kay by Laughing Gas — World premiere

Featured artists

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