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 great! I loved the small audience, fresh air and green surroundings. The program and performances were excellent as usual; I really love hearing works that I haven’t heard before!” – Avant Gardens 2021 audience member
March 12, 2022
Christine Pan –A Hermit Crab Lifestyle for solo double bass (2018)
Frederic Rzewski – Song and Dance for flute, clarinet, vibraphone & double bass (1977)
Robert Davidson – Bond Over Triads for flute, clarinet, vibraphone & double bass (2017)
Alex Vaughan – Hevel (Breath) for piccolo & bass clarinet (2017) AP
Alice Humphries – The Visitor for flute, bass clarinet & percussion (2022) WP (commissioned by Silo Collective)
WP = world premiere
AP = Australian premiere
Program duration: 70 minutes
Lamorna Nightingale (flutes)
Jason Noble (clarinet, bass clarinet)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Will Hansen (double bass)