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Decibel at PICA - concert 1 : A Voice from the Dark Space


Decibel at PICA - concert 1 : A Voice from the Dark Space

  • Date: Monday, 28 March 2011, 8pm
  • Venue: Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) — Perth Cultural Centre, 51 James St, Northbridge, WA

Event Details

Decibel are a Perth new music group that present music featuring acoustic and electronic instruments in concert formats. The firsts in a series of three concerts in the main space at PICA, A Voice from the Dark Space brings a musical experience that studies the dark, the quiet and the mysterious landscape.

Decibel are directed by Cat Hope (also flutes and electronics) and are unique in their combination of new compositions, arrangements, sound art and improvisation. Members Lindsay Vickery (clarinets/saxophones/prgoramming), Stuart James (keyboard/percussion/programming), Tristan Parr (cello) and Malcom Riddoch (electroacoustics/networking) are some of Perth’s most renown new music performers. A special guest for this program is mezzo‐soprano Caitlin Cassidy.

The program includes new works by ensemble members Lindsay Vickery and Cat Hope, Perth composers Adam Trainer and Tim Beahan as well as works by Cornelius Cardew, Julian Day and Ennio Morricone. A new instrument created for Decibel by sound artist Alan Lamb is also featured.

Featured non-Australian music: Cardew, Morricone

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