Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

New Wave: Sound - Abject Desire


New Wave: Sound - Abject Desire

  • Date: Thursday, 5 June 2014, 7.30pm
  • Venue: The Sound Lounge — Seymour Theatre Centre, Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $25 | Children: $15 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 9351 7940

Event Details

Abject Desire is a recital like you’ve never heard. Jessica Aszodi (soprano) and Samuel Dunscombe (electronics) perform new compositions by some of Australia’s most innovative composers, Anthony Pateras, James Rushford, Jeanette Little and Alex Garsden. These pieces run the gamut of vocal possibility, conjuring far-flung climates using live and sampled vocals combined with analogue and digital electronics. These works visit with cyborgs and mothers, futurists and shamans, spaceships and graveyards. This music shows the voice at its limits; the performers, entwined with their machines, will realize the world premieres of Pateras’ Prayer for Nil, Garsden’s [ja] maser and Rushford’s The Fabric of Wind, alongside electronic interludes by Samuel Dunscombe. Nothing on this program has ever been heard before in Australia and none of it sounds like what you might be expecting.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9351 7940 or by email to boxoffice@seymour.sydney.edu.au

Featured artists

User reviews & comments

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions or insights about this event.

To post your comment please login