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Ensemble Offspring

Birdsong at Dusk

An intimate trio setting brings together an array of original chamber works by Australian composers as breathtaking as a lyrebird. On flute, clarinet and percussion, with sounds both familiar and intriguing – butcherbirds, blackbirds, leafcutter ants and frogs – a journey into nature via the concert hall. Written especially for the members of Ensemble Offspring, these new works are inspired by birdsong and the weird and wonderful squeaks, croaks and creaks of the Australian bush to welcome in the dusk.

Crown St & Kembla St
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
$15 – $40 + booking fee



August 16, 2019




The Music Lounge, Wollongong Town Hall
Crown St & Kembla St
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia


$15 – $40
+ booking fee


Jane Stanley – Glow (flute, clarinet, percussion) 8’ WP
Tristan Coelho – Daybreak (flute & electronics solo) 9’
Felicity Wilcox – Yurabirong (bass clarinet solo) 6’
Kate Moore – Blackbird Song (flute, clarinet, vibraphone) 8’
Fiona Loader – Lorikeet Corroboree (flute, clarinet, vibraphone) 5′
Hollis Taylor/Jon Rose – Bitter Springs Creek 2014 (flute, clarinet, vibraphone & field recording) 10′ WP
Claire Edwardes –  Screechers & Sorrows (waterphone solo) 6’ WP
Gerard Brophy – Beautiful Birds (flute, clarinet, percussion) 13′ WP


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Jason Noble (clarinet)
Lamorna Nightingale (flute)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)

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Birdsong at Dusk