Event held on July 25

Double Bill: Elysian Fields & Rafael Karlen Quintet

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Event runs from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM


Viol women - The Female Composers Project Take up an instrument as rare as the electric viola da gamba and your first job is to create repertoire! ‘Viol Women’ continues the journey into new musical territory that viola da gambist and band leader Jenny Eriksson and Elysian Fields has been on since their first gig. The band was formed five years ago in partnership with Matt Keegan and Matt McMahon. Now with two highly regarded CDs behind them, Elysian Fields’ most recent project has been to commission women composers to write for their unique sonic line up of saxophone, voice/violin, electric viola da gamba, piano, double bass, and drums. Paul Cutlan, Saxophones Susie Bishop – Voice/Violin Jenny Eriksson – Electric Viola Da Gamba Matt Mcmahon – Piano Jacques Emery – Double Bass Dave Goodman - Drums Rafael Karlen Quintet ft. Nadje Noordhuis Award-winning composer and saxophonist Rafael Karlen will be joined by many of Australia’s most acclaimed improvising musicians to tour their new album Equally True. For this performance, the group will feature internationally renowned trumpeter Nadje Noordhuis. Nadje Noordhuis: Trumpet Matt Mcmahon: Piano Brett Hirst: Bass James Waples: Drums Rafael Karlen: Saxophone Entry Cost Adult $35 Concession $30