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Taikoz & Offspring play Rzewski

Coming Together

July 30 @ 7:00 pm 7:30 pm

Great art can take the specifics of time and context and transmogrify them into something deeper, more universal, and perhaps even eternal. Come together with Ensemble Offspring to hear Frederic Rzewki’s settings of texts by Samuel Melville speak directly to the soul – one person’s pain, suffering and fight becoming another’s. At the heart of this profound work of art is a message of promise and hope. In these challenging times when we have been apart for so long, what better celebration of life, art and interconnection is there than real, live music-making, binding us together in shared feelings and thoughts.

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.


Date & Time

July 30 – Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood
August 5 – York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney
August 6 – York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sydney

August 12 – Canberra Theatre Centre


Frederic Rzewski – Coming Together for voice and ensemble (1974) 25′
Frederic Rzewski – Attica for voice and ensemble (1974) 7′
Luke Styles – Songs and Grooves (2022) WP
Ian Cleworth – Zeami’s Bones (2022) WP



Ensemble Offspring
Lamorna Nightingale (flute)
Jason Noble (clarinet)
Sandy Evans (saxophones)
Claire Edwardes (percussion)
Sally Whitwell (piano)
Daniel Pliner (synthesisers)
Waangenga Blanco (dancer/speaker)

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