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Hear the wondrous beauty and order of the natural world reflected in sound – featuring three World Premieres by esteemed Australian composers Mary Finsterer and Rosalind Page.
Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room, Tuesday 23 October at 8pm
Brisbane Powerhouse, Restrung New Chamber Festival, Saturday 27 October at 4pm
Ensemble Offspring is a unique company dedicated to new music. With recent shows in the Sydney Festival and an international tour to China, Ensemble Offspring has developed a reputation for adventurous programs, outstanding performance standards and successful audience engagement. In Silva, Ensemble Offspring presents a unique and refined collection of new chamber music sure to tantalise the senses.
Concert program: Mary Finsterer– Silva (World Premiere), Tristan Murail – Garrigue (Australian Premiere), Rosalind Page – Time and Being I: Lacrimae Rerum (World Premiere), Iannis Xenakis – Plekto, Mary Finsterer – Circadian Tale 7.1 (World Premiere)
Musicians: Solo Percussion – Claire Edwardes, Violin/Viola – Graeme Jennings, Cello – Geoffrey Gartner, Flute – Lamorna Nightingale, Clarinet – Jason Noble, Piano – Zubin Kanga.