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Ensemble Offspring


November 22, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

On the first day of Sagittarius, Ensemble Offspring introduces its famous brand of uniquely innovative new music with this divine ‘zodiac’ miniature by Karlheinz Stockhausen. Returning from London for the show, Zubin Kanga teams up with his old mate, composer Alex Pozniak in the high energy piano solo, Crush. Also featuring exciting new commissions by expat composer Jane Stanley alongside Magnus Lindberg’s classic for two hulking bass drums and squealing bass clarinet, Ablauf. The striking finale piece, Workers Union by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen sees Sydney Grammar students and Ensemble Offspring members joining forces and uniting as one big bundle of musical vivacity.

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College St
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010 Australia



November 22, 2013


6:30 pm


The New Hall, Sydney Grammar School
College St
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010 Australia


Karlheinz Stockhausen – Sagittarius
Elena Kats-Chernin – Chromatica
David Lumsdaine – Six Postcard Pieces for solo piano
Jane Stanley – Helix Reflection
Magnus Lindberg – Ablauf
Alex Pozniak – Crush
Matthew Hindson – Repetepetition
Nicholas Vines – Rustling the Deities (III) (Australian premiere)
Louis Andriessen – Workers Union


Zubin Kanga (piano solo)
Lamorna Nightingale (flute)
Jason Noble (clarinet)
Claire Edwardes & Bree van Reyk (percussion)

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