A dynamic Sydney-based organisation dedicated to the performance of innovative new music. Driven by open-mindedness and performance excellence, Ensemble Offspring’s activities promote diverse and emerging music practices that expose audiences to new ways of experiencing sound. The group embraces a broad and progressive repertoire from seminal chamber music of the past 50 years, to free improvisation and the creation of striking interdisciplinary productions.
The ensemble comprises a team of virtuoso performers with broad ranging talents; some performing concertos with renowned symphony orchestras and others touring the world with indie pop bands.
- Claire Edwardes (percussion)
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Impressive concert for the brave choice of new music, excellent musicianship and dedication to bring it to life. Great Sydney has groups so enthusiastically dedicated to sharing new music.
Giving access to the world of new music. The exploratory nature of Ensemble Offspring is important to the future of music making, both generally and in Australia specifically.
One of Australia’s finest contemporary-music outfits wisely programmed concert finished with Damien Ricketson’s Fractured Again, a ‘suite version’ of a longer work all about glass
They wove a magical mixture which seamlessly moved from the early 17th century to 2015. Clocking in at just 70 minutes.
In allowing two younger, but already highly experienced musicians to be part of their group…
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