Arts House Assembly Operation by Speak Percussion - Image by Damian Stephens

Assembly Operation

A sonic odyssey of an assembly line Speak Percussion return to Arts House this September with the world premiere of Assembly Operation – a work which manufactures high quality sounds by crunching and grinding low w...
AAO Water Pushes Sand - photo by Claude Raschella (courtesy of Adelaide Festival Centre)

Water Pushes Sand

Composer Erik Griswold has had a long association with Sichuan. Together with percussionist, Vanessa Tomlinson, he has visited the province many times to study Sichuan percussion, folk music and street songs. Water Pushe...
Jemma Rix GRAVITY

Jemma Rix GRAVITY

Dubbed the best female vocalist in Australia, musical theatre superstar Jemma Rix has released her much anticipated debut album, GRAVITY. To launch her new album, Jemma will also perform three ‘one night only’ concerts i...
Excelsis with Tom Buchanan

Stabat Mater – Karl Jenkins

St Patrick’s Cathedral proved a magnificent setting for Excelsis. Choir and orchestra seemed to fill the space as naturally as full tide covers dry land. Conductor and director, Tom Buchanan, led his people through a wel...
Australian Haydn Ensemble Melvyn Tan

Melvyn Tan and Haydn’s Paris

One of the world’s most experienced interpreters of Mozart on the Fortepiano, Melvyn Tan will join the Australian Haydn Ensemble to enchant audiences with a program inspired by the beauty and romance of Classical P...