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Ensemble Offspring: Light is Calling


Ensemble Offspring: Light is Calling

  • Date: Thursday, 14 May 2015, 6pm
  • Venue: Salon - Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Metropolis New Music Festival 2015 series
  • Tickets: $38/$28 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Ensemble Offspring are masters of innovative new music. The Sydney-based ensemble returns to Melbourne as part of Metropolis Music Festival and delves into the immersive world of sound and image.

Featuring virtuosic solos by minimalist heroes Steve Reich, Michael Gordon and Nico Muhly on percussion, violin and clarinet, plus two Australian trios – a world premiere by Brisbane composer Christopher Perren which is based on the movement of underwater divers, plus the stunning Fractured Again Suite inspired by splintering glass, from the group’s co-Artistic Director Damien Ricketson which is accompanied by video designed by Andrew Wholley.

Featured non-Australian music: Reich, Gordon, Muhly

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

Featured Australian Works

Dive process : electroacoustic (2015) by Chris Perren — World premiere
— performed by Ensemble Offspring
Fractured again suite : electroacoustic by Damien Ricketson
— performed by Ensemble Offspring

Featured artists

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