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Birdsong at Dusk

  • Delmar Gallery 144 Victoria Street Ashfield, NSW, 2131 Australia (map)

Title: Birdsong at Dusk
Who: Ensemble Offspring
Concession: $20, General $30

Sydney’s champions of adventurous new music, Ensemble Offspring, give a concert in their core trio line-up of flute, clarinet and percussion.

It’s a program of composers shining the limelight on the new – every work on the program was either written specifically for the musicians of Ensemble Offspring or within the last ten years. All works are by Australian composers, and a common theme is birdsong and the weird and wonderful squeaks, croaks and creaks of Australian native animals. Ensemble Offspring present bite sized, fun and up-beat works to welcome in the dusk.

31 July, 7pm, Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School

Jane Stanley – Desert Rose Movt 1 (2010) for flute and vibraphone 3′
Jane Stanley – Helix Reflection (2013) for flute and clarinet 4′
Hollis Taylor – Owen Springs Reserve (2014 & 2016) for vibraphone and field recording 6′
Melody Eotvos – Leafcutter (2012) for clarinet and vibraphone 5′
Felicity Wilcox – Yurabirong (2016) for bass clarinet 6’
Tristan Coelho – Daybreak (2018) for flute and electronics (World Premiere) 6’ 
Fiona Loader – Lorikeet Corroboree (2015) for flute, clarinet, vibraphone 8’

Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Jason Noble (clarinet)
Lamorna Nightingale (flute)


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