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  • Date: Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 8pm
  • Venue: Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $45 | Children: $25 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 9250 7777

Event Details

Ensemble Offspring traces the avant garde legacy of Iannis Xenakis in Plekto (Braids) – a virtuosic and adventurous selection of seldom heard chamber music for sextet from around the globe. The program features Charisma and Plekto by Iannis Xenakis, Kaija Saariaho’s Oi kuu, Beat Furrer’s Lied, The Riot from the recently departed Jonathan Harvey, Australian Anthony Pateras’s Broken Then Fixed Then Broken and a world premiere by Mexican born Juan-Felipe Waller. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience these intertwining works spanning three generations of heavy hitting compositional voices.

Performers: Veronique Serret (violin) Judith Hamann (cello) Lamorna Nightingale (flute) Jason Noble (clarinet) Claire Edwardes (percussion) Zubin Kanga (piano)

Featured non-Australian music: Iannis Xenakis – Charisma, Kaija Saariaho – Oi kuu, Beat Furrer – Lied (Aust premiere), Jonathan Harvey – The Riot (Aust premiere), Juan Felipe Waller – new work (world premiere), Iannis Xenakis - Plekto

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9250 7777 or by email to admin@ensembleoffspring.com

Featured Australian Works

Broken then fixed then broken by Anthony Pateras
— performed by Ensemble Offspring

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