An intimate and eclectic program featuring the quintet of Claire Edwardes (percussion/artistic director), Benjamin Kopp (piano), Lamorna Nightingale (flutes), Jason Noble (clarinets), and Will Hansen (double bass), Mesmerism features 5 dynamic works ...
Our Hatched Academy Composer Summer School features six unique new compositional voices from around Australia, mentored by Artistic Director, Claire Edwardes alongside Melbourne based composer Kate Neal, core Ensemble Offspring musicians ...
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.
Inspired by Australian bush classics such as The Magic Pudding, Blinky Bill and The Muddleheaded Wombat, Ensemble Offspring, Sydney’s favourite …More
Lasers, electronics, amplified percussion and Xenakis. Laser artist and composer Robin Fox and new music mavericks Ensemble Offspring rework Greek composer Iannis Xenakis’ landmark, yet little known Polytopes and pair it with his classic percussion works Rebonds and Okho plus a new composition by Robin Fox himself. Large-scale architectural environments combining sound, interactive light and immersive colour.More
Released digitally on ABC Classic in June, Ensemble Offspring’s Songbirds has quickly garnered widespread popularity and critical acclaim…More
We look back on a whirlwind month of mentorship, new connections and friendships forged.More
What do the performers, composers and friends of Ensemble Offspring listen to in their downtime?More
If you’ve been following our socials, you would have seen some nostalgic videos popping up twice a week…More
We announce the results of our 2020 Hatched Home Academy & Commission call-out.More
Claire Edwardes, Artistic Director of Ensemble Offspring, weighs in on funding cuts, ‘unfunded excellence’, and the planned fee hike for arts and humanities degrees. When the Australia Council’s four-year funding …More