February 27 @ 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Make yourself at home as we head into the backyards of our very own musicians and fill them up with our unique brand of chamber music. An intimate 3-concert experience with champagne and nibbles on arrival, our 2022 Avant Gardens concerts will be an up-close and personal mash-up of sounds and sensations that will have you raving to your friends afterwards. Come and soak up some avant-garde classics alongside the newest of the new in three beautiful gardens in Sydney’s Inner West.
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“It was so good to hear such beautiful music, most of which I’d never heard before. It felt such a privilege to be in everyone’s gardens – it was very generous of you to open your own homes to us for a performance space other than the usual concert hall. I loved the informality of it, like the fact that we were all sitting on a funny mix of chairs, stools and anything else with a flat surface. The chat was nice and relaxed.” – Avant Gardens 2021 audience member
February 27, 2022
Katy Abbott – Re-echo for vibraphone & cello (2015)
Kate Moore – Lidy’s piece for solo cello (2015)
Tonia Ko – Hush for percussion & cello (2012) AP
Stuart Greenbaum – Lunar Orbit for solo cello (2011)
Kate Moore – Spel for solo vibraphone (2016)
Mark Summer – Julie-O for solo cello (2012)
Gene Koshinski – Get It! for percussion & cello (2011)
AP = Australian premiere
Program duration: 60 minutes
Blair Harris (cello)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)