Concert guide: 10–16 July

A curated list of upcoming concerts. See also the Australian Music Centre concert calendar and the New Music Network concert series.

Thursday 11 July. Gian Slater and the Invenio Singers perform Clarion/Whisper and Luminesce at Guild Hall, The University of Melbourne, at 7:30pm. Luminesce is a collaboration with video artist Robert Jarvis using voices as triggers for lighting events and is in part composed through Jarvis’ Voxstripe software. Second show Friday 12 July, 7:30pm.

Friday 12 July. Saxophonist Emma Di Marco performs four world premieres for solo saxophone by the Australian composers Michael Bakrnčev, Samantha Wolf, Christopher Healey and Paul Ballam-Cross. Recital Hall East, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 3pm.

Syzygy Ensemble perform works by Adès, Mantovani, Saariaho, Whiteoak and Murail as part of DeClassified Music‘s Long Weekender at 7pm, Fireworks Gallery, 52a Doggett st, Newstead, Queensland, Australia 4006.

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents an international programme of works featuring solo flute and trombone including Lovelock, Vine and Hindemith. 7pm, QSO Studio, Southbank, Brisbane.

Saturday 13 July. Michael Fulcher and the Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne perform works by Gabriel Jackson and Eric Whitacre at 6pm, St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane.

In the Artology Remix 20 teenage artists work with Cathy Milliken, former head of education at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, to reinterpret Picasso’s masterpiece Les demoiselles d’Avignon in visual art, music, literature, film and choreography. 6:30pm at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

The Forest Collective present Shared Lines at the Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Vic, from 7:30pm Saturday 13 July, then 9:30pm Saturday 13 July and 5pm Sunday 14 July. Part installation, part theatre and part New Music, the show promises to be another immersive Forest Collective experience.

Sunday 14 July. Composer Damian Barbeler continues his reinterpretation of sacred hymns sung by six singers from across the Torres Strait, or Ailan Kores. The Torres Strait’s linguistic and cultural distinctiveness is explored through songs from the Eastern, Central and Western language groups at 9:30am, St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Brisbane.

Ensemble Offspring present Sizzle, an afternoon of genre-defying music and beer curated by Bree van Reyk at the Petersham Bowling Club, NSW, at 3pm.

Tuesday 16 July. An all-star ensemble consisting of Peter Knight, Joe Talia, Brett Thompson and Matthias Schack-Arnott share a night with none other than Jon Rose at the Make it up Club at Bar Open, Fitzroy, Vic. 9pm.

 

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