C15 Fyshwick Follies

  • May 6, 2022

    11.30am - 1.00pm

  • Dairy Road Precinct

    1 Dairy Rd, Fyshwick ACT 2609

  • General Admission $60.00,

    Concession $55.00

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Presented by Capital Brewing

 

Expect the unexpected!  Explore three of Canberra’s newest venues in an ecclectic and experimental morning of music.

 

Solomon Frank with Jason Noble, Niki Johnson, Jacob Abela and Ben Ward

Solomon Frank,   Human’s Got Talent 

Written and executive produced by Solomon Frank from 2022, D_art_a_bot7-21-3-7-6-4-8-18-6-2-11-3-1-12-7 from 2122 and Rover the hyper intelligent talking dog from 2456

©Human’s Got Talent 2022 – the end of time

Venue: BlocHaus Canberra, Canberra’s bouldest bouldering gym, Unit 2, building 2, 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

 

New Zealand String Quartet

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975),  String Quartet nr 2 in A Major op 68

Overture: Moderato con moto

Recitative and Romance: Adagio

Valse: Allegro

Theme and Variations: Adagio

Venue: Flow Yoga Canberra Studio 9 Building 3.3, 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

 

Sally Walker, flute

Peteris Vasks (b. 1946),  Ainava ar Putniem (Landscape with Birds)

Venue: Grainger Gallery, Studio 1&2, Building 3.3, 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick

 

Australian Dance Party choreographed by Alison Plevey

LESS (extract)

Artists: Ashlee Bye, Ryan Douglas Stone, Patricia Hayes-Cavanagh

with John Mackey, saxophone, and Liam Budge, vocals.

Venue: LESS, in the courtyard at Diary Road, Fyshwick

 

Get your tickets now

  • May 6, 2022

    11.30am - 1.00pm

  • Dairy Road Precinct

    1 Dairy Rd, Fyshwick ACT 2609

  • General Admission $60.00,

    Concession $55.00

Buy Tickets Now

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Australian Dance Party

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Australian Dance Party is a collective of contemporary dance artists creating joyous, bold and urgent site-specific dance work in Canberra and beyond. We harness the universality, power and playfulness of the human body to connect to the ordinary and extraordinary spaces around us, inspiring thinking, feeling and action in today’s world. Through a focus on creative practice, we are creating and presenting new work, developing and sustaining careers for dance artists in our region. And we have fun….it’s a Party!

Artist Jacob Abela

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Australian keyboardist and composer Jacob Abela is a soloist and chamber musician specialising in the new music field. Jacob is Australia’s leading voice for the Ondes Martenot, a French keyboard instrument which predates the synthesiser. Jacob is a founding member and co-director of new music outfit Rubiks, who have enjoyed critical acclaim for their contribution to Melbourne’s contemporary music scene. Jacob also performs regularly with the Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras, and has appeared with renowned ensembles such as Ensemble Offspring, Argonaut Ensemble (BIFEM), Speak Per...

Artist Monique Lapins

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Monique Lapins began her violin studies at the age of 6 with the Suzuki method. Her early teachers included Nicholas Milton and James Cuddeford and it was at the encouragement of the latter that she formed her first quartet at the age of 16. Monique won a full scholarship to the Australian National Academy of Music where her teachers and mentors included William Hennessy (former violinist with the Australian String Quartet), Howard Penny (a long-time member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe) and the academy’s artistic director Brett Dean. Monique furthered her studies at the Yong Siew T...

Artist Niki Johnson

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Niki Johnson is a percussionist and composer-performer whose musical practice incorporates contemporary classical repertoire, improvisation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and performance art. She is a 2021 nominee of the Classical Freedman Fellowship, and currently undertaking a Master of Research at Monash University, developing her sculptural percussion practice. Niki is a member of the experimental and animalistic duo Throat Pleats with co-director Solomon Frank, and she collaborates with sculptors, theatre professionals, and experimental musicians to create new artworks existing i...

Artist Solomon Frank

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Solomon Frank (he/him) is a queer performer. composer, clarinettist and educator living and working on Cammeraygal land, whose inter-disciplinary practice straddles cross-species musical collaboration, vacuum cleaners and time travel. Solomon receives emails from the future including music and musical instructions written by future humans and entities for Frank to perform and carry out in the present. These fictional concepts provide a frame for listening, a way of situating art music and making audiences aware of their cultured ears. Solomon's improvisational practice expands upon th...

Artist Ben Ward

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Benjamin is a musician and composer based in Sydney, Australia. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Sydney Symphony double bass section. A career highlight was his collaboration with Jasmin Sheppard; a piece after the poems of celebrated Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha writer/poet Ali Cobby Eckermann. Recently, Benjamin has performed a solo recital, including his own compositions, at the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery; played a solo set of double bass works at the Alice Springs Beanie Festival; and volunteered at the Garma Festival in north-east Arnhem Land for the Yothu Yindi Foundation.

Artist Jason Noble

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Jason Noble is one of Australia’s most versatile clarinettists – experimental to classical – a soloist and core member of Ensemble Offspring. Jason has performed at festivals locally and internationally, from Warsaw to London, Shanghai to Kabul, and all major cities across Australia. “His expertise and virtuosic playing give new insights into the versatility of the bass clarinet” (Sounds Like Sydney) His album releases include THRUM (2020) – a collection of improvised ambient sounds created with Kim Cunio on piano – and Chi’s Cakewalk (2017), an...

Artist New Zealand String Quartet

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Celebrating its 35th season, the New Zealand String Quartet has established an international reputation for its insightful interpretations, compelling communication, and dynamic performing style. The Quartet is known for its imaginative programming and for its powerful connection with audiences of all kinds. The group's extensive discography includes the complete quartets of Mendelssohn, Bartok, Berg, Brahms, Janacek and Lilburn on the Naxos label, works by Ravel, Debussy, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak, Wolf, Tan Dun, Takemitsu, Gao Ping, and Zoltan Sz...

Artist Sally Walker

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Sally Walker is Lecturer in Classical Woodwind at the Australian National University, regular Guest Principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Principal Flautist with the Omega Ensemble.  She performs on modern flutes and piccolo as well as historical flutes and recorders and has appeared in the London Proms, Salzburg, Lucerne, Tanglewood and Edinburgh Festivals. She was Grand-finalist in the Leonardo de Lorenzo International Flute Competition (Italy), won 2nd Prize in the Friedrich Kuhlau International Flute Competit...