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Six String Counterpoint


Six String Counterpoint

  • Date: Thursday, 14 May 2009, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Richard Gill Auditorium, WAAPA — Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA
  • Tickets: $20/$15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Six String Counterpoint includes performances by classical virtuoso Jonathan Paget, jazz/contemporary virtuosos Freddie Grigson, Ray Walker and Simon Jeans, the Plectra Guitar Ensemble and the WAAPA Jazz Guitar Ensemble.

The program includes Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint, performed in a version for 16 guitars, including classical, electric and bass guitars, The Hinchinbrook Riffs for guitar and digital delay by Australian composer Nigel Westlake, a new work by Jonathan Paget and a new work for guitar ensemble, Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo, by Johannes Luebbers.

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

Featured Australian Works

Hinchinbrook riffs (guitar - with computer effects) (2003) by Nigel Westlake
Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo : jazz ensemble by Johannes Luebbers — World premiere

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