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Ensemble Offspring is excited to be working again with Brisbane based composer Erik Griswold in 2018!
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We’re excited to announce Ensemble Offspring’s first-ever Associate Artist is clarinettist, Georgina Oakes. 

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“One of the challenges as a composer is what to do after the premiere of a new work – will it have a life beyond that initial performance or drift into the ether?” Tristan Coelho, Australian composer

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Guest soloist, Jessica Aszodi (soprano), performs a new, theatrical trio by Anahita Abbasi – Incipio, bibo. Photo by Zan Wimberley, courtesy of Carriageworks.

 

“In seeking out new voices, Ensemble Offspring started with dreams and opened up the world.” Peter MacCallum, SMH

“Ensemble Offspring performed superbly, playing the game with Aszodi with observable watchfulness between members, whether as a trio or, wonderful to witness, a sizeable team admirably coached by Roland Peelman.” Keith Gallasch, RealTime

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The Hatched @ The Red Rattler concert saw the culmination of the 2017 Hatched Academy, showcasing the talents of each of these young artists. Join us 7pm, Wed Sept 27 at The Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville.
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SEVEN STORIES, our genre-defying, cross-arts collaboration premiered at City Recital Hall on Saturday 3rd June, 2017. Watch the slideshow below and read our favourite review here.
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SEVEN STORIES, our genre-defying, collaborative work combining music, storytelling and film premieres on June 3rd, 2017 at City Recital Hall.
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Sizzle 2017 was huge! On the 23rd April we took over the Petersham Bowling Club once again with performances, a workshop and an interactive installation.
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With this year being all about championing female composers at Ensemble Offspring, we thought it apt to launch our first ever commissioning circle, NOISY WOMEN on International Women’s Day.

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After assessing 60 applications and sifting through lots of high-calibre work samples we finally have our 4 successful Hatchlings for 2017. Congratulations and welcome to Hatched Academy: (from left to right above) Ciaran Frame (NSW composer), Luke Carbon (VIC clarinet + sax), Jasmin Leung (QLD composer) and Kieran Welch (QLD viola). We look forward to working with you!

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