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Tectonics Adelaide


Tectonics Adelaide

  • Date: Sunday, 9 March 2014 to Monday, 10 March 2014, 2:30pm
  • Venue: Grainger Studio (Sun), Queen's Theatre (Mon) — Adelaide, SA
  • Series: This event is part of the Adelaide Festival 2014 series
  • Tickets: $49/$42/$30 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on 131246

Event Details

Over two marathon days, Tectonics Adelaide showcases revolutionary composers and legendary musicians in a program curated and conducted by Ilan Volkov with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Premiering new works by Australians Elena Kats-Chernin, Jon Rose, Matthew Shlomowitz and James Rushford; Italian composer Giuliano d’Angiolini and Romanian Iancu Dumitrescu, Tectonics also includes the pioneering works of Iannis Xenakis, Giacinto Scelsi, David Ahern and Alvin Lucier. In an Australian first, Stephen O’Malley, Oren Ambarchi and Attila Csihar stage the dynamic forces of Gravetemple alongside Ikue Mori, Aki Takahashi, Takehisa Kosugi, Jon Rose, Crys Cole, Robbie Avenaim, Marco Fusinato, Hammers Lake, Erkki Veltheim, Joel Stern, Soundstream and Speak Percussion.

Program One
Sun 9 Mar 2.30pm – 7pm,
Grainger Studio

Program Two
Mon 10 Mar, 2.30pm – 11pm
Queen’s Theatre

Featured non-Australian music: d'Angiolini, Dumitrescu, Xenakis, Scelsi, Lucier

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

Featured Australian Works

After Mallarme : full orchestra (1966) by David Ahern
— performed by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Elastic Band : concerto for improvising violin and orchestra (2013) by Elena Kats-Chernin and Jon Rose — World premiere
Listening Styles by Matthew Shlomowitz — World premiere
Ned Kelly music : full orchestra (1967) by David Ahern
— performed by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
 Whorl Would Equal Reaches by James Rushford — World premiere

Featured artists

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