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New Wave: Sound - Claire Edwardes


New Wave: Sound - Claire Edwardes

  • Date: Saturday, 7 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

Her multi award winning performances combine a theatrical energy with charismatic and original interpretations. In Marimba Trance Claire presents an eclectic array of works on the grand 5-octave marimba – an instrument of African heritage known for its unique mellow yet woody tones. Martin Wesley-Smith’s popular 1983 classic, For Marimba and Tape is pitted against a fresh new work by Alex Pozniak written exactly 31 years later, which also utilises pre-recorded electronics but from the here and now. Fertility Rites by Greek Canadian composer Christos Hatzis combines the marimba with closely miked breathing resulting in a heated dialogue between the live and the pre-recorded. The inherently rhythmic nature of the marimba is explored throughout the program with upbeat miniatures by German composer Matthias Schmitt and Australians Matthew Hindson, Gerard Brophy and Stuart Greenbaum.

Featured non-Australian music: Hatzis, Schmitt

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 Australian Works

For marimba and tape (marimba with pre-recorded sound) (1983) by Martin Wesley-Smith
— performed by Claire Edwardes

Featured artists

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