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Sizzle 2020 – Orange

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

It’s been ten years since Ensemble Offspring first dreamt up Sizzle, a family friendly music event that takes art music out of the concert hall and lets it run wild in the local bowling club.  Now, in its 11th year, this free, all-ages event arrives in Orange for the very first time. Bring the kids, bring ...

Birdsong at Dusk 2020 – 25th Birthday Australian Tour

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

Experience an intimate performance celebrating our 25th birthday featuring an array of original chamber works by nature’s own composers - butcherbirds, blackbirds, lorikeets and leafcutter ants, frogs and flamingos - as the sun goes down. UPCOMING PERFORMANCE: SONGBIRDS AT OLD 505Wednesday 6 August, 8:30pm - Old 505 Theatre, Newtown With a little help from eight Australian composers and ...

Acoustic Ritual @ Old 505

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

‘I was pleased to attend a concert win a new venue in Sydney. It reminds me of the 1970’s when new music was played in all sorts of environments…This series is an important addition to the vibrant cultural life of Newtown.’Allan Holley, ClassikON A new monthly new music series launches in Sydney’s inner west at ...


Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

Celebrate Make Music Day with Ensemble Offspring! Join us for an arty unboxing as our musicians open literal musical care packages from mystery composers. Ensemble Offspring’s special HiberNATION Festival event will be a weird, inventive and ultimately comforting musical unboxing session. Join Ensemble Offspring for INTERNATIONAL MAKE MUSIC DAY.  Mystery Australian composers from around the world are currently ...


Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

As part of Ensemble Offsprings week long 25th birthday activities, we present a live musical walkathon around the streets and homes of the inner west suburb of Tempe! Spectacular music in the safe and open areas of our own musicians’ humble abodes – that’s what you can expect from Ah Tempe! This will be a special celebratory ...


Featuring an all Australian program for the easily tourable trio combination of Claire Edwardes (percussion), Jason Noble (clarinet/bass clarinet) and Lamorna Nightingale (flutes) with favourites from the twittersphere, alongside pied butcher bird melodies and chirpy hymns.
Written especially for the members of Ensemble Offspring, this original program of new works inspired by birdsong and the wonderful squeaks, croaks and creaks of the Australian bush, welcoming in the dusk.

Ensemble Offspring’s 25th Birthday Party!

Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney

Join us at our online birthday party! Featuring exclusive interviews, mystery guests and a toast to celebrate 25 years of Ensemble Offspring. Find a comfy spot on the couch with a bottle of bubbly, and enjoy a night in celebrating Ensemble Offspring's 25th anniversary! Our AD Claire (who happens to share a birthday with the ...