Concert guide: 31 July–6 August

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

Thursday 1 August. The Australian Art Orchestra present the first concert of their ElectroACOUSTIC AcousticELECTRO residency at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, Vic, from 8:30pm. As part of the first Bennetts Lane residency under artistic director Peter Knight, the concert will feature an eclectic quintet drawn from improvisers from around Australia.

Cycle~440 continue their recent spate of semi-improvised post-jazz-rock concerts with a gig at the Sound Lounge at the Seymour Centre, NSW, from 7pm.

Friday 2 August. Siegmund Watty and Tara Venditti perform the world premières of Thomas Reiner’s Dust and Paul Moulatlet’s Momentary Pleasures amongst a programme of Beethoven, Scriabin, Schoenberg and Hakenberg at the Richmond Uniting Church, Vic, at 8pm.

Saturday 3 August. The Composer, Performer, Improvisation concert features new works by Katia Beaugeais and Ursula Caporali at Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium, from 7pm.

Sunday 4 August. Song Company present their “Old Songs, New Songs, Shared Songs” programme featuring works by Wesley-Smith, Ford and Britten at   the Italian Forum Cultural Centre, NSW at 2pm.

A meandering survey Australian chamber music by Oz Chamber featuring works by Glanville-Hicks, Kats-Chernin, Hyde, Sculthorpe, Hill and Grainger. Woollahra Council Chambers, NSW, 5–7pm.

Tuesday 6 August. David Chisholm’s The Bloody Chamber based on the novel by Angela Carter opens at The Malthouse, Vic!

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