About Us

Ensemble Offspring

Ensemble Offspring are champions of adventurous new music. Presenting music from seminal chamber work to free improvisation, alongside the creation of striking interdisciplinary productions, the group embraces open-minded music making of all forms.

Based in Sydney, Ensemble Offspring is led by acclaimed percussionist, Claire Edwardes, and features some of Australia’s most innovative performers. The group has toured locations including Hong Kong, London, Brugge and Warsaw, performs at Australia’s favourite festivals, Carriageworks, the Sydney Opera House, and even the local bowling club. Passionate about nurturing the work of emerging, as well as established composers, Ensemble Offspring has premiered over 200 works in its 20-year history.

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