Shanghai New Music Week

Ensemble Offspring Shanghai New Music Festival

Taking place from the 20th-25th September, Ensemble Offspring will be ensemble in residence alongside internationally acclaimed new music groups, Ensemble Intercontemporain (France) and Vocal Séquence (Switzerland).

Featured in three concerts, the first showcasing Australian works written specifically for the ensemble alongside classics by Grisey and Xenakis, and the final two, workshops and presentations of brand new international composers’ works.

Find out more about the 8th Shanghai New Music Week here

Program

Iannis Xenakis – Plekto
Damien Ricketson – Tesserae
Mary Finsterer – Silva
Rosalind Page – Being and Time I
Gerard Grisey – Talea
Xiaogang Ye – Colourful Sutra
Koji Nakano – Time Song III
Zhong Juncheng – Huashan Murals
YE Guohui – Melody
JIA Daqun – The Prospect of Colored Desert
Lee Tzyy-Sheng – New Work
LV Huang – Reset
Jean-Patrick Besingrand – Interjections et fragmentations
Septian Dwi Cahyo – Gagak
Geng Shiqi – Spring Rain of a Lotus Pond
Wu Fan – Jumping Lines and Surfaces
Shen Yiren – DuanGeXing

Performers

Jacob Abela (piano)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Blair Harris (cello)
Lamorna Nightingale (flutes)
Jason Noble (clarinets)
Elizabeth Welsh (violin)
Roland Peelman (conductor)