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19 Nov 5:00pm 8:30pm

A piano... a nebula... a bustling birdlife... a string quartet... a synth... and two vintage telephones.... Join the fearless cast of MUSC4705 students (Music Creative Practice) for SoundSpheres, a mini-festival of music old and new, reimagined in bold, adventurous and often startlingly unpredictable ways. 

Featuring the talents of...
Logan Birchall // Trumpet
Melanie Jha // Voice
Emily Chang // Piano
Caroline Kwan // Flute

21 Nov 7:00pm 8:30pm
Jazz Orchestra are delighted to present 3 world premieres composed by UNSW students especially for this concert – Vale by Shawna Ellen, Paradox by Samuel Ellery and Sunset Sky by James Curran.
22 Nov 7:00pm 9:00pm

UNSW Wind Symphony

Paul Vickers, conductors


REED The Hounds of Spring 
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS English Folk Song Suite 
TICHELI Amazing Grace 


BENSON Solitary Dancer 
MACKEY Undertow 
PYKE Ozymandias * º 
MARQUEZ Danzon No.2

* Australian Work
º World Premiere

23 Nov 7:00pm 8:30pm
The UNSW New Music Collective returns to Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab for another electrifying, genre-defying performance.
24 Nov 5:00pm 7:00pm
The Collegium Musicum Choir and Burgundian Consort together celebrate the music of Charpentier and Lauridsen.
25 Nov 6:00pm 7:30pm
Sound Lab (Live) presents new electroacoustic pairings: live coding and Ableton Live, Fairlight CMI and electric guitar, one Buchla Music Easel and two pairs of hands, DSI Prophet and voice, bass guitar and modular synth, Diskclavier and tabla.
26 Nov 12:00pm 2:00pm
The Collaboration in action masterclass series demonstrates why working in isolation is a much greater threat than any posed by interdisciplinary interaction and engagement with perceived ‘outsiders’.
26 - 28 Nov 7:00pm 8:30pm
Join the performers of Music Creative Practice for a series of wild nights filled with intrigue, subversion and romance.
26 - 28 Nov 7:30pm 9:00pm
How do we get out of here? What is holding us back? What are you prepared to do?
27 Nov 6:00pm 7:30pm
Join us at UNSW Library for the opening celebration of Strong and Powerful: Remembering the Age of AIDS.
3 - 14 Dec 10:00am 5:00pm

The largest national showcase of graduate contemporary art and design, the A&D ANNUAL 19 launches the next generation of artists, designers, makers and digital media creators. Encompassing installation, animation, visual effects, digital media and film, visual communication and graphic design, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, sound, spatial design, furniture and jewellery, textile design, design for social innovation, ceramics and more.

3 Dec 5:00pm 9:00pm

A highlight on Sydney’s cultural calendar, the A&D ANNUAL 19 Graduate Exhibition is back on Tuesday 3 December 2019.

14 Mar 8:00pm 10:00pm
Join us for a concert by The Australia Ensemble, a chamber music ensemble resident at UNSW.
3 - 5 Apr 12:00pm 5:30pm
Danger is in sight.
18 Apr 8:00pm 10:00pm

Louise FARRENC | Trio for flute, cello and piano Op. 45 (1857)

Béla BARTÓK | Contrasts (1938)

Ross EDWARDS | Incantations for wind quintet (1985 rev. 2006)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Piano Trio Op.70 no.2 (1808)


Geoffrey Collins, flute; David Griffiths, clarinet; and Ian Munro, piano

with guest artists Elizabeth Layton, violin; Paul Stender, cello; Huw Jones, oboe; Robert Johnson, horn; and Andrew Barnes, bassoon


30 May 8:00pm 10:00pm


Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Quintet in E flat Op.16 for piano and winds (1796)

Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS | On Wenlock Edge (1909)

Paul STANHOPE | Songs for the Shadowland (1999)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | String quartet in E minor, Op.59 no.2 (1810)


David Griffiths, clarinet; Ian Munro, piano; Dene Olding, violin; Dimity Hall, violin; Irina Morozova, viola; and Julian Smiles, cello

15 Aug 8:00pm 10:00pm

Carl VINE | Café Concertino (1984)

Jean FRANÇAIX | Sixtuor (1992)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | String Trio Op.9 no.1 (1797-98)

Johannes BRAHMS | Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40 (1865)


Geoffrey Collins, flute; David Griffiths, clarinet; and Ian Munro, piano

26 Sep 8:00pm 10:00pm


Kevin PUTS | And Legions Will Rise (2001)

Peter SCULTHORPE | Dream Tracks (1992)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Sonata no.3 in A major for cello and piano, Op.69 (1808)

Robert SCHUMANN | Piano Quartet in E flat Op.47 (1842)


David Griffiths, clarinet; Ian Munro, piano; Dimity Hall, violin; Irina Morozova, viola; and Julian Smiles, cello

with guest artist Alison Pratt, marimba


24 Oct 8:00pm 10:00pm


Holly HARRISON | New work (2020)

Dmitry SHOSTAKOVICH | Piano Quintet in G minor Op.57 (1940)

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN | Kakadu Variations Op. 121a (1803)

Jean FRANÇAIX | Dixtuor (1987)

Geoffrey Collins, flute; David Griffiths, clarinet; Dene Olding, violin; Dimity Hall, violin; Irina Morozova, viola; Julian Smiles, cello; and Ian Munro, piano

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