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Avant Gardens 3: Song & Dance

March 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm 6:00 pm

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.

Address to be disclosed to ticketholders before the event.

Note: all patrons above the age of 16 must present their COVID-19 vaccination certificate upon entry. Patrons aged 12 and above must wear face masks inside the venue.

Ensemble Offspring is committed to ensuring our events are accessible to everyone. Please email admin@ensembleoffspring.com at the time of booking to inform us of any special access needs.

Ashfield, 2131 + Google Map



March 12, 2022


5:00 pm


Ashfield, 2131




Casey Cangelosi – Caprice for piccolo & xylophone 8′
Frederic Rzewski – Song and Dance for flute, clarinet, vibraphone & double bass (1977) 20′
Robert Davidson – Bond Over Triads for flute, clarinet, vibraphone & double bass (2017) 7’30
Elena Kats-Chernin – Adrift for bass clarinet & double bass (2013, arranged 2021)
Elliot Carter – Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux for flute & clarinet (1985) 5′
Alice Humphries – new trio for clarinet, flute & percussion (2022) WP (Commissioned by Silo Collective)


Lamorna Nightingale (flute, piccolo)
Jason Noble (clarinet, bass clarinet)
Claire Edwardes (vibraphone, xylophone, percussion)
Will Hansen (double bass)

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