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THROUGH THE LOOPING GLASS



Performing a series of newly composed pieces for electro-acoustic violin and loop station, Through the Looping Glass explores the relationship between contemporary classical music and modern technology. Discover what happens when composers and performers are challenged by the parameters of the loop station. This solo performance by international violinist Helen Bower features compositions from local, interstate and international composers including Ade Vincent, Charles MacInnes, Max Perryment and Grace Huie Robbins. Following each show there will be a Q&A session with the artist. This will be an opportunity for audience members to find out more about the works performed, the collaboration process between composers and performer and the challenges of incorporating the loop station into both composition and performance. On the Saturday night, composer Ade Vincent will join Helen for the post-show Q&A, composer Charles MacInnes will join Helen after the Sunday evening performance, allowing the audience to learn more about the inspiration behind the compositions and the challenges faced in trying to combine traditional score with modern technology.

Venue: Feat Theatre, 62-64 Oakover Rd, Preston

Dates: October 1 -5 (except Thursday)

Time: 8.30pm

Tickets: $11 - $20