Critical Acclaim

2016 Quotes & Reviews

“…not afraid to try new things, pushing the boundaries as an ensemble – both individually as performers but also in what they present to their diverse audiences.” Kathryn Robinson, ClassikON 

“…some beautifully crafted moments – all of the musicians are the real deal, and use their instruments with a conscious, bodily presence; and performers Narelle Benjamin, Katherine Cogill and Katia Molino were hypnotic.” – Georgia Symons,  ArtsHub

“The Secret Noise is defying genres and discovering magical creative gems for audiences of all ages to share and enjoy.” – Joanna Simmons, Theatre Press 

“…all three works on this remarkable program (Exit Ceremonies) demonstrated uncompromising assertiveness.” – Clive O’Connell, The Age

“…the kind of music that may not get stuck in your head because it’s busy burrowing deep down into your brain.” – Tom Bensley, The Plus Ones

“This is sensuous, immersive ambient music and a stunning example of how a good composer can distil the bombast and drama of the pipe organ into a thing of simple grace and beauty.” – Luke Telford, The Guardian 

“★★★★★ Ensemble Offspring percussionists astound at this year’s Mofo.” – Stephanie Eslake, Limelight 

“Edwardes and Van Reyk controlled the vortex of perpetually propelled sound to wrap up a program that showcased these two powerhouse percussionists to perfection.” – Delia Bartle, RealTime