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Syzygy Ensemble - Eating Variations


Syzygy Ensemble - Eating Variations

  • Date: Sunday, 5 September 2010, 3pm
  • Venue: Guildford Lane Gallery — 20-24 Guildford Lane, Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $25, concession: $18 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0414 761 390

Event Details

What better way to conclude our year of feasting than to concoct a celebration of all things gastronomical? These gluttons have a sense of humour too - Tower's Petrouchskates is a high-octane burst of Stravinsky gone wild, the baritone in Paterson's Eating Variations muses on cannibalism at MacDonald's (amongst other things), and Maxwell Davies's Two Glasses of Wine (frontignac and shiraz) each end with a polite belch. We wash it all down with a bow to two modern giants, presenting Webern's seminal arrangement of Schoenberg's First Chamber Symphony.

Performers: Stephen Grant - baritone, Julia Stoppa - clarinets, Leigh Harrold - piano, Laila Engle- flute, Aaron Barnden - violin, Sharon Draper - cello, Arwen Johnston - percussion

Featured non-Australian music: Joan Tower, Peter Maxwell Davies, Robert Paterson, Schönberg (arr.Webern)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0414 761 390 or by email to info@syzygyensemble.com

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Music for demons : for flute/s, bass clarinet & piano (2010) by Katy Abbott — World premiere
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble

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