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Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford

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1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia

May 2018

Forest Collective: fluttering hearts // thinking machines

24 May 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 27 May 2018 @ 10:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until 27 May 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$15 – $35

“When we pause to listen, the overriding emotion of the internet of things is a melancholy that rolls off of it in waves and sheets” - Adam Greenfield Forest Collective, in collaboration with queer artist Addison present a reflection on technology and emotion. Sparking life and movement, or suffusing inertia, technology increasingly works upon us as we work with it. These friction points will be explored by songs by Addison from the past and the future. Ballads about artificial intelligence and baroque hymns…

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Forest Collective: fluttering hearts // thinking machines

25 May 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 29 May 2018 @ 8:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until 27 May 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$15 – $35

“When we pause to listen, the overriding emotion of the internet of things is a melancholy that rolls off of it in waves and sheets” - Adam Greenfield Forest Collective, in collaboration with queer artist Addison present a reflection on technology and emotion. Sparking life and movement, or suffusing inertia, technology increasingly works upon us as we work with it. These friction points will be explored by songs by Addison from the past and the future. Ballads about artificial intelligence and baroque hymns…

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Forest Collective: fluttering hearts // thinking machines

26 May 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 30 May 2018 @ 8:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until 27 May 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$15 – $35

“When we pause to listen, the overriding emotion of the internet of things is a melancholy that rolls off of it in waves and sheets” - Adam Greenfield Forest Collective, in collaboration with queer artist Addison present a reflection on technology and emotion. Sparking life and movement, or suffusing inertia, technology increasingly works upon us as we work with it. These friction points will be explored by songs by Addison from the past and the future. Ballads about artificial intelligence and baroque hymns…

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Forest Collective: fluttering hearts // thinking machines

27 May 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 31 May 2018 @ 8:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until 27 May 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$15 – $35

“When we pause to listen, the overriding emotion of the internet of things is a melancholy that rolls off of it in waves and sheets” - Adam Greenfield Forest Collective, in collaboration with queer artist Addison present a reflection on technology and emotion. Sparking life and movement, or suffusing inertia, technology increasingly works upon us as we work with it. These friction points will be explored by songs by Addison from the past and the future. Ballads about artificial intelligence and baroque hymns…

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October 2018

Dots+Loops Liminality Festival

5 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until 6 October 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
Free – $55

Independent artist-run initiative, Dots+Loops, is expanding nationally this year, following the remarkable success enjoyed by its post-genre concert series productions over the past four years in Queensland. Created by respected musician Kieran Welch in 2014, Dots+Loops has presented 12 critically acclaimed shows. On October 5 & 6 it’s headed to the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne with the Liminality Festival series of concerts and free workshops. Described as ‘somewhere between a club gig, classical concert and an experimental art show’, Liminality…

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Dots+Loops Liminality Festival

6 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 8:30 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until 6 October 2018

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
Free – $55

Independent artist-run initiative, Dots+Loops, is expanding nationally this year, following the remarkable success enjoyed by its post-genre concert series productions over the past four years in Queensland. Created by respected musician Kieran Welch in 2014, Dots+Loops has presented 12 critically acclaimed shows. On October 5 & 6 it’s headed to the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne with the Liminality Festival series of concerts and free workshops. Described as ‘somewhere between a club gig, classical concert and an experimental art show’, Liminality…

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January 2019

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

31 January 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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February 2019

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

1 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

2 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

3 February 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

Find out more »

Orpheus, presented by Forest Collective

3 February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 1 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until 2 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

An event every day that begins at 3:30 pm, repeating until 3 February 2019

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
$27 – $40

“Forest Collective make contemporary music sound, look, and feel exciting.” - CutCommon For Midsumma Festival 2019 Forest Collective is proud to present the world premiere season of new ballet-opera of ancient Greek myth Orpheus by artistic director Evan Lawson. A thrilling retelling of the infamous myth, this version not only explores the sad tale of his love with Eurydice but his untold gay relationship with fellow argonaut, Calais. Devised from text’s from ancient operas based on Orpheus, this work will be danced and…

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June 2019

Evergreen Ensemble & guests present: Curious Caledonians

14 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | Child under 15 - free Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about…

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September 2019

Music in the Round

8 September 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm AEST
Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$140 – $165

Tickets: Early bird $145 | Book before 24 July 2019 // $165 standard | $140 concession Discover fresh faces and new perspectives as the Abbotsford Convent’s historic spaces come to life at Music in the Round. Enjoy a day of intimate classical music performances in the Convent’s stunning venues, and a delicious lunch from the Convent Bakery. Presented by the Abbotsford Convent Foundation with Artistic Director Chris Howlett, this year’s program delivers a fresh and exciting mix of exceptional performers and…

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January 2020

Chaos and Chasms: Music of the French Baroque

18 January 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
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One event on 19 January 2020 at 2:00 pm

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$5 – $25

Be submerged in the unique sound-world of the French Baroque as early-career instrumentalists from around the country join together for “Chaos and Chasms”. This unique project weaves the works of Jean-Fery Rebel and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre into a narrative featuring enamoured mortals, passionate gods, nymphs, demons, nightingales and inevitable tragedy. The instrumental music performed on baroque instruments evokes the energy, emotion and characters of the tale, while the tragic state of a proud lover’s turmoil is embodied in…

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Chaos and Chasms: Music of the French Baroque

19 January 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEDT
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One event on 19 January 2020 at 2:00 pm

Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St
Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Australia
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$5 – $25

Be submerged in the unique sound-world of the French Baroque as early-career instrumentalists from around the country join together for “Chaos and Chasms”. This unique project weaves the works of Jean-Fery Rebel and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre into a narrative featuring enamoured mortals, passionate gods, nymphs, demons, nightingales and inevitable tragedy. The instrumental music performed on baroque instruments evokes the energy, emotion and characters of the tale, while the tragic state of a proud lover’s turmoil is embodied in…

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