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Syzygy Ensemble - Pierrot's Successors


Syzygy Ensemble - Pierrot's Successors

  • Date: Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 6pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $35 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Syzygy presents a geographical survey of just how far Pierrot’s reach has extended. From the explicit references of England’s Helen Grime, to the confronting edginess of Holland’s Jacob ter Veldhuis, and finishing with our own Roger Smalley, there is barely a composer alive who doesn’t feel the influence of Schoenberg’s masterpiece in some way.

Syzygy Ensemble: Laila Engle: flute/piccolo, Julia Stoppa: clarinets, Jenny Khafaghi: violin, Lauren Brigden: viola*, Blair Harris: cello, Leigh Harrold: piano

*guest artist

Featured non-Australian music: Jacob ter Veldhuis – Lipstick, Helen Grime – Seven Pierrot Miniatures (Australian premiere), Peteris Vasks: Das Buch

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333 or by email to info@syzygyensemble.com

Featured Australian Works

Poles apart : for flute, bass clarinet, violin, viola & cello (1992) by Roger Smalley
— performed by Syzygy Ensemble

Featured artists

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