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PLEXUS: Perpendicular

  • Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre 31 Sturt Street, Melbourne Ph: 03 9699 3333 (map)

KATY ABBOTT  new work  (world premiere)
STEFAN CASSOMENOS  Chansons Françaises (2018)
GERALD COHEN  Variously Blue (2009)
CLARE STRONG  new work  (world premiere)
JOHN POLGLASE  Trio No 7  (world premiere)

featuring PLEXUS
with guest artist Helen Morse (actor)

Tickets: $50 adults / $40 concession
(Two-concert package: $85 adults / $68 Concession)


PLEXUS pays homage to Debussy in his centenary year, exploring intersections of text and music from La Belle Époque. Legendary actor Helen Morse sets the scene to this world, with Stefan Cassomenos’ imaginative adaptations of exquisite songs from fin-de-siècle French composers, including Debussy, Satie, Faure, Ravel, and Lili Boulanger. Across the Atlantic, Gerald Cohen in Variously Blue presents a different perspective of the same era, highlighting crossroads between jazz and concert music. Presented alongside are world premieres from three esteemed Australian composers.

PLEXUS: Perpendicular is co-presented with Melbourne Recital Centre as part of their 2018 Southbank Series.

Earlier Event: October 14
EUMERALLA: a war requiem for peace