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Time as Revelator

Carriageworks 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, NSW

Rhythm is the pattern of time in music. It makes us move, it maps out our days, and it is intrinsic to the vitality of so many cultures around the world. Time as Revelator celebrates the power of the beat and the passage of time. Not shying away from a steady pulse, and with the occasional ...

Recurring

Coming Together

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 ...

Blue Silence

Hume Conservatorium 160 Bourke St, Goulburn, NSW

Ensemble Offspring’s very own musical mavericks Claire Edwardes (5 octave marimba) and Jason Noble (bass clarinet) join forces with acclaimed American harpist Emily Granger to unearth masterpieces from the depths of living musical imagination for their three monolithic instruments. Originally premiered in their live-streamed concert series Offspring For All (now free to view online), Blue Silence hits ...

Bellingen Muse Festival

Ensemble Offspring’s very own musical mavericks Claire Edwardes (5 octave marimba) and Jason Noble (bass clarinet) join forces with acclaimed American harpist Emily Granger to unearth masterpieces from the depths of living musical imagination for their three monolithic instruments. Originally premiered in their live-streamed concert series Offspring For All (now free to view online), Blue Silence hits ...

Nosferatu

The Rechabite 224 Williams St, Northbridge, Washington

A soundtrack by Perth composer Chris Tonkin, performed live by Ensemble Offspring in a cinema near you. Released in 1922, this cult silent era film was an unauthorised adaptation of ‘Dracula’. Stokes heirs sued the makers and ruled all copies be destroyed – however a few survived and the film is now considered a masterpiece ...

Rhythms of Change

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts Building 1/2 Bradford St, Mount Lawley

Percussionist Claire Edwardes presents a unique collection of new works for solo mallet percussion instruments (marimba and vibraphone) by female Australian composers. These works were written with intermediate percussionists in mind, and are part of Claire’s latest commissioning project Rhythms of Change (funded by the Australia Council for the Arts). Claire says, “Righting the current ...

Time as Revelator

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts Building 1/2 Bradford St, Mount Lawley

Rhythm is the pattern of time in music. It makes us move, it maps out our days, and it is intrinsic to the vitality of so many cultures around the world. Time as Revelator celebrates the power of the beat and the passage of time. Not shying away from a steady pulse, and with the occasional ...

Hatched Summer School Concert

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Sydney

In 2022 Hatched Summer School brings together six emerging composers from around Australia for an intensive week of workshops at the CORRIDOR Project in Cowra and a final concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on November 12 - with Ensemble Offspring's core line up plus guest harpist Emily Granger. In 2022 the program has ...

Ngarra-Burria: First Peoples Composers 2022

Eugene Goossens Hall 700 Harris St, Sydney, NSW

Ngarra-Burria are Dharug words meaning to hear, to sing, and this program intends to build bridges for First Peoples’ musicians to step forward, further develop their composing skills, and connect with the art music sector. Initiated in 2017 by Aboriginal composer Christopher Sainsbury with partners Moogahlin Performing Arts, Australian Music Centre, ANU and Ensemble Offspring, ...