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Events 2003

Partch’s Bastards

An alternative world of sounds

Partch's Bastards

In this innovative concert we explore the work and legacy of idiosyncratic American composer Harry Partch (1901-74) with a day long exhibition of musical sculptures and new instruments and a night-time concert. Partch has no obvious musical heir, but his legacy has been widely distributed and appears in part in the work of many Read more

European Tour

Australians playing new works in Europe

European Tour

Ensemble Offspring’s tour to Europe, featuring a world premiere of Australian composer Damien Ricketson’s Trace Elements. Other featured Australian composers in the program include Elena Kats-Chernin, Dominik Karski and Michael Smetanin in our first ever outing to London, Amsterdam, Warsaw and Cracow. Read more

The Imaginary Opera Project

Stories told through text, image and music

The Imaginary Opera Project

Between kisses, the King and Queen of Connaught compare their respective wealth, which rather spoils the mood. Simultaneously, the curators of New York’s two leading art galleries lunch in a fashionable restaurant and both divulge that their businesses are not well. Thus begins the double-narrative singerless opera Read more