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Ensemble Offspring

Celebrating 50 years of Reich’s Drumming

February 7, 2021 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm

Australia’s most innovative instrumentalists Ensemble Offspring celebrate the work of legendary minimalist composer Steve Reich, performing a suite of his most pioneering, hypnotic music at Sydney’s new Sunset Piazza.

Led by acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes, ARIA-nominated Sydney musical mavericks Ensemble Offspring have are a collective of multi-talented collaborators exploring new ideas through experiential performances that transcend genre and place.

Together they bring to life the visionary sounds of living American composer Steve Reich, whose breakthroughs in repetitive patterns, phasing, tape loops and harmonic rhythm made him indisputably one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century.

$25 + booking fee
Cathedral Square
Sydney, 2000 Australia
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Date

February 7, 2021

Time

8:00 pm

Venue

St Mary’s Cathedral
Cathedral Square
Sydney, 2000 Australia

Price

$25
+ booking fee

Tickets

Program

Steve Reich – Music for Pieces of Wood
Steve Reich – Vermont Counterpoint (for vibraphone & xylophone)
Kevin Puts – Alternating Current
Steve Reich –  Drumming (Part One)
Steve Reich – Quartet

Performers

Bernadette Harvey (piano)
Benjamin Kopp (piano)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Mark Robinson (percussion)
Kevin Man (percussion)
Kerryn Joyce (percussion)

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Celebrating 50 years of Reich’s Drumming