Michaela Davies + Veronique Serret

When:
29 May 2017
18:30 - 19:30
Location:
1 Conservatorium Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
Venue:
Sydney Conservatorium Of Music

VIVID NEW MUSIC AT THE CON #2

Part 1: Michaela Davies

This unique double-bill of electric strings opens with bassist and sound artist Michaela Davies staging a performance of Limb Control Fundamentals driven by electric muscle stimulation producing involuntary music and rhythms that are otherwise impossible to play.

Part 2: Veronique Serret

Versatile violinist Véronique Serret, who can be seen with the Australian Chamber Orchestra one night and with an indie rock band the next, presents an amped up recital of new work written for her 6-string electric violin:

• A supernatural pet by David Reaston

• October morning by Ivana Radovanovic

• Prima volta by E. B. Kerr (aka Liberty) 

• Stolen satellite : violin solo by Chris Perren

 

VIVID NEW MUSIC AT THE CON 2017 is a festival of genre-bending new music produced by the best of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s home-grown and guest composers, jazz and contemporary musicians over the three weeks of Vivid Sydney 2017. From classical to Chinese instruments, masses of electric guitars to newly invented digital instruments, Sydney’s iconic music castle will come alive with a vibrant program of performances and installations. Nestled at the edge of the new light walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens, drop in to one of Sydney’s best music venues and engage your ears with an eclectic smorgasbord of sounds.


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