SYD: 7.30pm Tue 28 Oct; MELB: 7.30pm Frid 31 Oct
Warren Burt is a composer, performer, video-artist, sound-poet, and instrument designer. His talk takes a ‘big picture’ look at how changes in the condition of music (some desirable and some maybe not-so) could point out the way things might develop in our present-day science-fiction society. The Address is free although booking is advised email email@example.com to reserve your place.
New Music Mini Series:
Call for proposals
Deadline 30 November 2014
New Music Network is calling for proposals for the 2015 New Music Mini Series. The New Music Mini Series is a five part series of concert events that promote (or comprise performances by) artists and ensembles of ‘the next generation’ within contemporary art music practice. This includes individuals and/or ensembles that are starting out in their performing careers and/or artists or ensembles creating new projects. The series is held alongside the annual New Music Network Concert Series. ...More details.
Kammer Ensemble :
17 October 2014, 8pm, St Mary's Cathedral College, Chapter Hall
KAMMER Ensemble explore the 20th century quintet repertoire, culminating with one of the most influential works of chamber music ever written - Schoenberg’s Op.9 the Kammersinfonie. They investigate how composers from different continents and musical heritages have responded to this work from Zhou Long in China, Jacques Casterede in France and Christopher Gordon in Australia. The concert begins with a salute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who turns 75 this year.
Program: Maxwell Davies Veni Creator Spiritus, Zhou Long Dhyana, Jacques Casterede Trois Moments Musicaux D’Apres Corot, Christopher Gordon If Not Now, When?, and Schoenberg Kammersymphonie Op.9 arr. Webern. ...More Info.
October Events from NMN Members
Song Company 30 years
Thursday 9th October, Sydney Grammar School
The Song Company celebrates 30 years with an anniversary concert reflecting the wide range of its repertoire. Taking a 2000 year old ritual, the ensemble will perform a composite mass where each movement is written by a different composer. This anniversary year started with the premiere of a new mass by Australian composer, Gerald Brophy in West Australia’s historic Guildford chapel, and will conclude with the greatest Mass of all, Bach's B Minor Mass. ...More info.
Ensemble Offspring : Hatched
Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 8pm Thursday 30 October
2014 marks the inaugural year of Hatched – a unique opportunity for one composer and one performer to work closely with Ensemble Offspring’s Artistic Directors and musicians. Two outstanding candidates were chosen from a very competitive round of applicants and these are Sydney based composer (and jazz saxophonist) Jeremy Rose and Callum G’Froerer – a genre hopping trumpeter hailing from Perth and based in Melbourne. ...More info.
NMN 2013 CD Sampler
The 2013 New Music Network (NMN) promotional double CD features live and studio recordings from 27 NMN members. Some of the tracks are available on our MySpace page. This is the fourth edition of the biennial NMN CD and gives an insight into the exciting and creative presentation of new music in Australia. The CD features improvised works and new compositions - many of which have been created by the artists themselves. To find out how you can obtain a copy simply email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the NMN today!
Have you considered joining the New Music Network. There are many benefits for individual members including special ticket offers to performances in the annual concert series and offers from other supporting organisations. Your membership also directly helps support the Network and the vital role it plays presenting Australian artists. ...Find out more about member and the benefits.