Ensemble Offspring are champions of adventurous new music. Presenting music from seminal chamber work to free improvisation, alongside the creation of striking interdisciplinary productions, the group embraces open-minded music making of all forms.
Based in Sydney, Ensemble Offspring is led by acclaimed percussionist, Claire Edwardes, and features some of Australia’s most innovative performers. The group has toured locations including Hong Kong, London, Brugge and Warsaw, performs at Australia’s favourite festivals, Carriageworks, the Sydney Opera House, and even the local bowling club. Passionate about nurturing the work of emerging, as well as established composers, Ensemble Offspring has premiered over 200 works in its 21-year history.
Ensemble website: ensembleoffspring.com
YouTube Playlist: Happy International Women’s Day 2017
8 March 2017
This playlist is a celebration of some of the amazing composers we’ve been privileged to work with over the last few years. The works here are all live performance recordings and represent a spectrum from composers starting in their career, through to those well-established, and present a variety of compositional voices and styles.
– Ensemble Offspring
- Holly Harrison, Vibe Rant
- Kezia Yap, Coalesce
- Kate Moore, Fern
- Mary Finsterer, Silva
- Felicity Wilcox, Uncovered Ground
- Jane Stanley, Helix Reflection
- Jennifer Walshe, Everything you own has been taken to a depot somewhere
- Melody Eötvös, Leafcutter
- Rosalind Page, Being and Time I: Lacrimae Rerum
- Bree van Reyk, Duet with Blindfold
- Amanda Cole, Hydra
- Terumi Narushima, Hidden Sidetracks