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2021 Quotes & Reviews

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UNCOVERED GROUND (Move Records) “Ensemble Offspring who perform, with their usual verve and sparkle, this most enjoyable and invigorating piece.” …

2020 Quotes & Reviews

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LONE HEMISPHERES: THE SOLO SESSIONS 5 stars ★★★★★ “Simply but beautifully filmed and presented, the solo performances can be appreciated …

2019 Quotes & Reviews

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LONE HEMISPHERES “Designer Michelle St Anne emphasises isolation with, in turn, each soloist half-shadowed at the base of a high …

2018 Quotes & Reviews

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“Ensemble Offspring never fails to deliver exciting programs and vibrant performances.” Angus McPherson, Limelight “I could continue listing milestones…but when it …

2017 Quotes & Reviews

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“It’s a ballsy move to open a concert of such uncompromisingly demanding (albeit beautiful) music with a work which systematically …

2016 Quotes & Reviews

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“…not afraid to try new things, pushing the boundaries as an ensemble – both individually as performers but also in …

2015 Quotes & Reviews

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“The result of Broken Consorts was a fresh and stimulating blend of the old and the new.” – Peter Donnelly, …

2014 Quotes & Reviews

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“The Ensemble Offspring orchestra excelled, especially in the quickfire transition to a demented big band uproar…The interplay..with the acoustic instrumentation …

2013 Quotes & Reviews

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“While the quartet’s six-part program (in Ligeti Morphed) showed these Sydney musicians to be confident in their fusion of improvisation, …

2012 Quotes & Reviews

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“the best I ever heard the piece played. Really, I’m serious. It really is. It absolutely is.” – Steve Reich …

2011 Quotes & Reviews

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“This hour-long promenade performance has its audience free to roam like wide-eyed shoppers. Scenes take place around and among us. …

2010 Quotes & Reviews

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“World New Music Days’ resident musicians Ensemble Offspring took over with chamber music from Canada, Denmark, France and the Antipodes. …

2009 Quotes & Reviews

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“This program, conducted by Roland Peelman explored this approach with considerable intellectual and musical subtlety. The last section, in which …

2008 Quotes & Reviews

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“Considerable intellectual and musical subtlety.” Peter McCallum, Sydney Morning Herald

2002-2007 Quotes & Reviews

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Sydney Morning Herald’s annual review of classical music, Ensemble Offspring and The Song Company’s production “Cage Uncaged” was listed in …