The Surge is a multi-layered feast of music, ideas, lessons from the past and hope for the decade ahead. Joined by leading guitarists Andrew Blanch and Vladimir Gorbach, Ensemble Offspring reignites two ’90s classics by iconic Australians Peter Sculthorpe and Nigel Westlake alongside five recent commissions reflecting on the cultural, environmental and political situations Australia ...
Celebrate the breathtaking virtuosity of Australian birdsong in this program of original chamber music. Ensemble Offspring’s trio of flute, clarinet and percussion present a suite of specially commissioned works which capture the calls of our native wildlife. From butcherbirds to lyrebirds, be transported into the Australian bush by Ensemble Offspring’s very own songbirds. Songbirds is ...
Writing from Europe, Lamorna Nightingale, Jason Noble and Claire Edwardes recount their experiences on tour. Part 1: Lamorna We’ve been …More
Recently, Ensemble Offspring were invited by long time collaborators Jon Rose and Hollis Taylor to perform as part of their …More
From a record high number of applications, five innovative emerging composers have been selected to participate in Ensemble Offspring’s 2023 …More
Artistic Director Claire Edwardes spoke to Canberra’s BMA Magazine about Ensemble Offspring’s upcoming Street Theatre performance, Techno Folk. “An intimate …More
After a seven year wait, we are honoured to announce this Mode Records release featuring Ensemble Offspring and the Australian …More
Ensemble Offspring recently featured in this Limelight article, exploring the role of philanthropy in the Australian arts. Specifically, the article …More