Spectral Tech

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Shards of sound and jagged rhythms envelop your ears and tickle your feet as Ensemble Offspring brings to life the wild and uncompromising squiggles of local composers Alex Pozniak, Tristan Coelho and Holly Harrison.

With sound worlds so unique, we needed to coin a new name for their music. We’re calling it “Spectral Tech”. The virtuosic musicians of Ensemble Offspring get down and dirty with these three premieres alongside an ensemble favourite, Thirteen Colours of the Setting Sun, by French spectralist, Tristan Murail. Roland Peelman conducts and Sean Bacon provides live images for this immersive sound light sensation at the Sydney Conservatorium.

Performances

September 29, 7pm, Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium
Tickets on sale soon

Program

Tristan Coelho – A line is a dot that went for a walk for vibraphone (World Premiere) 8’
Holly Harrison – New work for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano (World Premiere)  10’
Alex Pozniak – New work for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano (World Premiere) 20’
Tristan Murail – Thirteen Colours of the Setting Sun (1978) for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello 13’

Performers

Roland Peelman (conductor)
Veronique Serret (violin)
Blair Harris (cello)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Zubin Kanga (piano)
Jason Noble (clarinet)
Lamorna Nightingale (flute)