Scale Variable 2014

Since 2001 Scale Variable has presented enlightening new chamber music from around the world, Australia and Western Australia. Challenging, captivating and engaging – Scale Variable points to the ocean of new art music from the present and recent past.

Concert 1 – Montreal-New York Quartet – WAAPA Music Auditorium – April 5

The Montreal-New York Quartet brings together four internationally prominent new music soloists in a special collaboration. Tim Brady, Lori Freedman, Pemi Paull & Tom Buckner perform Cage, Brady, Griswold, Wolf, Encarnacao and Lockoowd. Full Details


Concert 2 – Silver Swans – Etica  Fremantle Arts Centre Thursday April 10

WA new music ensemble Etica presents two new commissioned works by Chris Tonkin and James Ledger alongside Ross Edward’s Laikan Full Details

Concert 3: Sound Collectors – Confluence PICA  July 18

Louise Devenish and Leah Scholes performance at the end of PICA residency collaborating with WA composers Lachlan Skipworth, Elise Retize and John Pax. Full Details.

Concert 4: Lisa Moore – From Me to You Octagon, August 9

World renowned Australian pianist and singer Lisa Moore presents her first Perth performance with a program of Glass, Dean, Bresnick, Hearne, Newman, Rzewski. Full Details

Concert 5: Decibel – Inner Space Melbourne Recital Centre, November 10

Perth based Decibel presents their Giacinto Scelsi Project in Melbourne as part of Scale Variable 2014. This program features works from Giacinto Scelsi’s (1905-1988) latter period as well as reworking’s and new compositions inspired by the composer. Full Details