Perth based Decibel New Music Ensemble , in partnership with the Tura New Music and New Music Network, start their Eastern States Tour 2014 this Thursday in Sydney. With 5 performances in 5 days and 4 separate programs, Decibel will present over 8 world premieres. Program summary below:
The Moment of Disappearance
Thursday 6, Friday 7 November 7pm, Carriageworks, Redfern, FREE
An audio visual installation by Kate McMillan with music composed by Cat Hope as part of Performance Space’s BURUWAN (Island) Season. Live performance of the score in conjunction with NSW musicians Jim Denley, Clayton Thomas, Mark Cauvin, Carl Morgan and UK violinist Alison Blunt. More Info
Saturday 8 November, 7.30pm, Eugene Goosens Hall ABC FM
FREE but RSVP essential ( Fully Booked)
Featuring an appearance by Julia Gillard. 7 newly commissioned works reflecting on Gillards time as Prime Minister. World premieres from Cathy Milliken, Andree Greenwell, Kate Moore, Michaela Davies, Thembi Sodell, Gail Priest and Cat Hope. Live to Air broadcast for New Music Up Late, ABC Classic FM.
Reading Free Music
Sunday, 9 November 3.30pm, Grainger Museum, Melbourne, bookings and door sales
Performance of Free Music No.1 and No. 2 for Theremins, and short lecture on the techniques of reading the scores. More Info
Inner Space – The Giacinto Scelsi Project
Monday, 10 November 6pm, Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre, Bookings and door sales
A series of late works by this iconic Italian composer as well as new works by Decibel composers.