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Upcoming concerts in 2021

Essential Experimental 2 (Performance 1)

Pyramid Club

(This is the first of two repeat performances on the same evening — the second, at 8:30pm, is listed below)

Back by popular demand, Stroma explores the hip laneways of musical experimentalism. Composed theatre, musical bodies, comic strips, bandaging and a bit of Laura Branigan will star in this offbeat, set of works that you will be thinking about long after the show is over.

FEATURING

Barbara Paterson (soprano)

Elliot Vaughan & Marcus Jackson (performers)

PROGRAMME

Cathy Berberian Stripsody for for soprano

Yoko Ono Wrapping music for for ensemble and wrappers

Jessie Marino Rot Blau for for two performers

Alvin Lucier 'Clarinet' from Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas for for clarinet and sound

James Tenney Having Never Written a Note for Percussion for for tam-tam

Julius Eastman Joy Boy for for four instruments

Elliot Vaughan Futures Past for for mixed ensemble

Essential Experimental 2 (Performance 1)

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Essential Experimental 2 (Performance 2)

Pyramid Club

(This is the second of two repeat performances on the same evening — the first, at 7pm, is listed above)

Back by popular demand, Stroma explores the hip laneways of musical experimentalism. Composed theatre, musical bodies, comic strips, bandaging and a bit of Laura Branigan will star in this offbeat, set of works that you will be thinking about long after the show is over.

FEATURING

Barbara Paterson (soprano)

Elliot Vaughan & Marcus Jackson (performers)

PROGRAMME

Cathy Berberian Stripsody for for soprano

Yoko Ono Wrapping music for for ensemble and wrappers

Jessie Marino Rot Blau for for two performers

Alvin Lucier 'Clarinet' from Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas for for clarinet and sound

James Tenney Having Never Written a Note for Percussion for for tam-tam

Julius Eastman Joy Boy for for four instruments

Elliot Vaughan Futures Past for for mixed ensemble

Essential Experimental 2 (Performance 2)

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20th Anniversary Concert

Public Trust Hall

In 2021 we will celebrate the end of our 20th anniversary season with a concert featuring some of our favourite music and composers, including a repeat performance of Stroma's original commission from Jenny McLeod, entitled 'Cat Dreams', in honour of her 80th birthday. Also hear NZ premieres of works by Salina Fisher and Michael Norris, two favourites from Saariaho and Berio, and a guest appearance by Wellington taonga puoro legend Al Fraser in his luminous collaboration with composer Simon Eastwood.

FEATURING

Alistair Fraser (taonga puoro)

Bridget Douglas (flute)

PROGRAMME

Jenny McLeod Cat Dreams for mixed ensemble

Salina Fisher Lumina for mixed ensemble

Kaija Saariaho Terreste for flute and ensemble

Simon Eastwood and Alistair Fraser Te Aitanga Pepeke for taonga puoro and ensemble

Luciano Berio Ricorrenze for wind quintet

Michael Norris Gyri for mixed ensemble

20th Anniversary Concert

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Stroma New Music Ensemble
c/- Michael Norris
New Zealand School of Music
PO Box 600
Wellington 6021
New Zealand

+64 21 211 0138
info@stroma.co.nz
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