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THNMF: Electronic Concerto


THNMF: Electronic Concerto

  • Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Performance Space, PICA — Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, James St, Perth, WA
  • Series: This event is part of the The 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival series
  • Tickets: Standard: $32 | PICA Members: $26 | Concession & Groups (6+): $22 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (08) 9228 6300

Event Details

presented by PERTH INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS LTD. Presented with Tura New Music as part of the 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival.

Duration: 90 mins with interval

The ‘concerto’ is one of the most familiar of classical music forms – a virtuosic solo performer in front of the orchestra. Decibel present a series of newly commissioned works composed for ensemble and electronic soloist, reworking the concept to put the spotlight on electronic instruments, with the ensemble taking on the role of the orchestra. The works feature soloists performing on instruments such as a digital Trautonium, laptop, Theremin, mobile phones, tactile electronics, bass guitar, electric harp and a pile of speakers.

Featuring world premieres by composers Catherine Ashley (WA), Pedro Alvarez (WA), Cat Hope (VIC), Stuart James (WA), Jos Mulder (WA), Mark Olivero (NSW), Dan Thorpe (SA), Christopher Tonkin (WA) and Meg Travers (WA).

“Adventurous, inquisitive, challenging. Decibel honour and sabotage modernist traditions.” - Cool Perth Nights

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 9228 3711 or by email to info@tura.com.au

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