Events 2008

A Line Has Two

A jewel-box of sonic textures

A Line Has Two

A Line Has Two is a striking sonic-literary spectacle by composer Damien Ricketson and renowned poet Christopher Wallace-Crabbe. Following a sell out show at the Sydney Opera House where the work was described by the press as a “a rich jewel-box of sonic textures”, A Line Has Two explores the theme of impermanence and the passing of time. Read more

Waiting to Turn Into Puzzles

An integrated cine-musical experience

Waiting to Turn Into Puzzles

Waiting to Turn into Puzzles is a cinematic experience with live music. Curham’s hand-processed, etched and looped super 8 films are simultaneously an intense visual experience as well as functioning as music notation for Ensemble Offspring. David Young ascribes a vocabulary of musical gestures and techniques Read more

2008 Sibelius Composer Awards

Australia’s most prestigious young composer awards

Sibelius Composer Awards 2008

In 2008, composers from secondary schools and tertiary colleges across the country unlocked their imaginations to go into the running for Australia’s most prestigious young composer awards. The winners of the secondary and tertiary categories went home with an impressive package of prizes including, cash and the latest music technology products. Read more

To the Max

Music to the extreme

To the Max

Exploring the extreme ends of the decibel spectrum. The whispered clarinet tones of Helmut Lachenmann’s Dal Niente (Out of Nothing), Morton Feldman’s delicate King of Denmark, John Cage’s Cheap Imitation and the miniature percussion of Rosemary Joy each present a uniquely microscopic world of sound. In contrast, Louis Andriessen’s raucous Read more