weird & wonderful
Enter the weird and wonderful world of percussion through the remarkable talents of Australia’s own sorceress of percussion, Claire Edwardes.
Hitting, scraping, shaking and finding intriguing sound in everything from clay flower pots to gourds, glass bottles to bathroom tiles, we discover the percussive world that surrounds our everyday existence.
Claire is a muse for many composers, this programs showcases weird and wonderful works written for her by Australian composers Matthew Shlomowitz and Clare Johnston as well as her own composition ‘ether lines’. Come and discover a magical new sonic world and hear hand made music boxes, piano lids and metronomes in a new light.
“Edwardes colours everything she plays with exuberance, intelligence and sensitivity and offers us here a great percussion primer.” Limelight Magazine