Ensemble Offspring events and performances in 2016

Ensemble Offspring journey to Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula for the 2016 Peninsula Summer Music Festvial, presenting two widely differing programs – a seminal early work of Philip Glass, Music with Changing Parts and a premiere show for families, bringing the Australian classic, Blinky Bill, together with contemporary sounds of the Australian landscape. Read more

Take two multi-talented percussionists, blindfold them, ask each to choose their instruments at random, press play. Read more

Exit Ceremonies

Stylised photo of Austin Buckett and Claire Edwardes performing on pipe organ. Photo by Trainos Pakioufakis.

Ensemble Offspring and the Australian Art Orchestra

Exit Ceremonies celebrates the darkness with lush, pulsating new works for pipe organ and mixed ensemble. Read more

Ensemble Offspring and fLiNG Physical Theatre bring Philip Glass’s Music with Changing Parts to Bermagui this Easter. Join us in a Four Winds Festival Opening Night first, as we journey into the mesmerising, electro-acoustic sound dimensions of Philip Glass in an evening exploring art, movement, time and space. Read more

Sizzle is contemporary classical music without the formal wear – a place to relax and enjoy new sounds – from art music to pop music and everything in between. Read more

On the back of our success with interactive children’s show Pipe Dreams Green as the centerpiece for Way Out West Children’s Festival 2015, we return to Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, this time celebrating the beguiling on-site graffiti, and collaborating with local graffiti artists. Read more

What do ancient manuscripts, forgotten instruments and secret codes sound like? Read more

Noise Husbandry brings James Humberstone’s live score to the Maritime Museum for one night only! These stunning new works composed for the new ‘Action Stations’ exhibit can be heard throughout the museum and were largely recorded in the ANMM submarine by Ensemble Offspring and later James created tracks combining the live elements with samples and electronics. Read more

Ensemble Offspring, Sydney’s champions of the new, and Ironwood, trailblazers for the early, invite you to a breathtaking world of sound.

Like floating through a forest, Broken Consorts will envelop you in a cocoon of bristlings, warblings and ethereal reverberations — a musical experience that exists across and beyond time. Read more

A musical picnic on the village green meets private tent performances plus engaging workshops with the local community. Read more