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The Experiment


The Experiment

  • Date: Saturday, 6 August 2016, 6:30pm
  • Venue: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

THE EXPERIMENT This research performance at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will be showcasing new works by Master of Music (Composition) student Peter Urquhart. The concert promises to be an eclectic mix of genres exploring Order into Chaos from an aleatoric perspective.

‘New Collaborative Partnerships between Composer, Poet and Choreographer’

Urquhart teams up with specialists in the realms of Poetry and Choreography Alison Marshall-Poet, Charles Freyberg-Poet, Marissa Yeo-Choreographer, Winsome Barker- Choreographer, Campbell-Jacob Slattery-Choreographer.

Together, this group has discussed and formulated new works and methodologies of chance procedures ranging from Electro Acoustic Chance Music and Traditional Aleatoric Song Cycles. Influenced by the American Post Modernists, Urquhart draws from confronting and also nostalgic subject matter aimed at creating a reflective embrace between Audience and Performer.

This concert is free and for over 18s only and contains shock and violent video footage. The concert may contain nudity and strobe lighting.


Elegy – Soprano, Baritone, Cello and Piano
Ode to Chelsea Manning – Electro Acoustic with Cello and Piano
Empathy – Solo Viola and Spoken Word
Time and Wind – Clarinet in E flat, Clarinet in B Flat and Soprano
Dreamscape – Electro Acoustic with Gamelan

Peter Urquhart

Marissa Yeo
Campbell-Jacob Slattery
Windsome Barker

Alison Marshall
Charles Freyberg

Kate Reid
Viet-Anh Nguyen

Donna Cain- Soprano
Deepka Ratra-Soprano

Fiona Cheng
Karen Cortez

Peter Urquhart

E Flat- Alexandra Thomson
B Flat – Yeri Kim

Gamelan Instruments
Gary Watson
Thomas McCorquodale
Glenn Hopper
Shaun Premnath

Voice (spoken)
Peter Whitehead (live)
Kate Reid (live)
Charles Freyberg (live)
Paige Walker
Hugh Munroe

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0421 925 990 or by email to purq1780@gmail.com

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