GAME ON: Ensemble Offspring, Julian Day + Georgina Oakes

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Featuring at Backstage in Sydney and MUMA in Melbourne, Game On brings together musical mavericks Julian Day and Ensemble Offspring to explore performance practises derived from game theory and sport. Opening the Ensemble Offspring show will be their Hatched Academy Associate Artist, clarinettist Georgina Oakes. 

Using everyday objects such as coins, planks of wood and bottles to create sound, they will establish modes of relating to each other through competitive physical challenges and cooperative strategies. Calling all spectators to play host to the musical winners and losers!

“It’s about cooperation, interaction, checks and balances, tension and release … both musical and social” John Zorn

Performances

Game On + Georgina Oakes
Backstage
19 July, 7pm Woodburn Creatives – Artist Studio
1-5 Woodburn Street Redfern
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Game On
21 July, 3pm MUMA (Monash University Museum of Art), Melbourne
FREE TO ATTEND

Program

Georgina Oakes
Chloe Charody – The Ice Queen of Venalon for bass clarinet 5′
Liza Lim – Inguz (fertility) for clarinet in A and violoncello (with Freya Schack-Arnott) 5′
Franco Donatoni – Clair I (1980) for clarinet 4’

Ensemble Offspring
Julian Day – Game On (World Premiere)

Performers

Georgina Oakes (Hatched Associate Artist/clarinet)
Freya Schack-Arnott (cello)
Jason Noble (clarinet)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Bree van Reyk (percussion)