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THE SYDNEY/OZ MICROFEST is an annual festival focusing on the microtonal activities in Australia. The festival is organized by Michael Dixon (The Brass Whisperer) and Kraig Grady (Xenharmonikon)

 

SYDNEY MICROFEST 6

June 16th - Kogarah School of Arts. Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd Kogarah
Two Concerts 2pm and 5 pm  Phone: 9330 6400

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PAST CONCERTS
Sydney Microfest 5

Sydney MicroFest returns for its 5th outing of Microtonal and Mesotonal music with two concerts on 11 June and one concert on 18 June!

Concert 1 -Sun,  June 11 1pm 2023

Kogarah School of Arts.
Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd Kogarah
Phone: 9330 6400


The Splinter Orchestra

Michael Hugh Dixon and Chryssy Tintner - 'Our Days'

performed by Wendy Dixon and the MicroFest Horn Quartet


Olivier Messiaen - 'Appel Interstellaire' for solo horn

- performed by Gergely Mályusz


'Duo Improvisations'

performed by Laura Altman and Nick Ashwood


Michael Hugh Dixon - 'Ocean Street'

performed by MicroFest Horn Quartet (Michael Hugh Dixon, Annalisa Solinas, Gergely Mályusz, Graham Nichols)


Concert 2-Sun, June 11 4pm 2023

Kogarah School of Arts.
Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd Kogarah
Phone: 9330 6400


Greg Schiemer - 'Endless Transposition' for one or two mobile phones


Patrick van Duerzen - 'ceux qui sont venus du ciel' for recorder - performed by Kathryn Bennetts

performed by Kathryn Bennetts


Peter Bowman - 'Just Two' for recorder and horn

performed by Kathryn Bennetts and Michael Hugh Dixon


Praveen Venkataramana - 'Ephemeral Sởup' for horn and pre-recorded microtonal piano

performed by Michael Hugh Dixon


Concert 3-Sun, June 18 2pm 2023

Kogarah School of Arts.
Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd Kogarah
Phone: 9330 6400


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Michael Bakrnčev - 'Crying Leaf' for horn, trombone and tuba

performed by Michael Hugh Dixon, Gregory van der Struik, Edwin Diefes,


Kraig Grady "Ancestral Hoverings"

performed by Nathan Edwoods, Kraig Grady, Jariss Shead, Terumi Narushima


Terumi Narushima - 'Far and Near' for horn, trombone and tuba

performed by Michael Hugh Dixon, Gregory van der Struik, Edwin Diefes,


Michael Hugh Dixon - 'Flourish' for horn, trombone, tuba with pre-recorded horn ensemble

performed by Michael Hugh Dixon, Gregory van der Struik, Edwin Diefes,



SYDNEY MICROFEST 2022

SUNDAY JUNE 12.
2pm-4:30pm-7 pm

Kogarah School of Arts.
Cnr Queens Avenue and Bowns Rd Kogarah
Phone: 9330 6400

Concert 1- 2pm

'Diamond Fanfare (Fanfare IV)' for four horns by Michael Hugh Dixon

performed by Gergely Mályusz, Annalisa Solinas, Graham Nichols, Michael Hugh Dixon

'Piano Piece' by Warren Summers

performed by Warren Summers


‘Colour Chord Chart’ for 10 wine glasses, trombone and sine tones by Amanda Cole

performed by Amanda Cole, Warren Summers and Gregory van der Struik


'Seven and Nine' for bassoon with pre-recorded horn ensemble by Michael Hugh Dixon

performed by Ben Hoadley


'Double' for solo bassoon by Karlo Margetić

performed by Ben Hoadley


'Skullen a Coldie at the Servo with M8tes' by Peter Thoegersen

a polytempic, polymicrotonal duet for horn and trombone
performed by Michael Hugh Dixon and Gregory van der Struik


'Quintet in Free Time' by Michael Hugh Dixon

performed by Gergely Mályusz, Annalisa Solinas, Graham Nichols, Michael Hugh Dixon and Gregory van der Struik


'Fanfare III' for four horns by Michael Hugh Dixon

performed by Gergely Mályusz, Annalisa Solinas, Graham Nichols, Michael Hugh Dixon


Concert 2 -4:30pm

new Work by Nick Ashwood

performed by Laura Altman, Nick Ashwood, and Jim Denley


'The Celestial Tangle' by Kraig Grady

performed by Jess Boyle, Kraig Grady, Joshua Mills, Terumi Narushima, Jariss Shead, and Jiahong Zhao, with live actions by Hayley Carrick


Concert 3- 7 pm

'Chewing Bread, Company Time Part 1, Company Time Part 2'  by Jack Tickner

performed by Basil's Kite







SYDNEY MICROFEST 2019

 

 

 

 


SYDNEY MICROFEST 2018

Bundeena Public School Hall, Scarborough Street, Bundeena

Saturday 22, 7:30pm

East Sydney Community and Arts Centre, 34 Burton St, Darlinghurst

Saturday Sept. 23 at 1 and 5

 

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1pm Concert, Sept 23, 2018

 

STILLNESS OF UNCEASING ACTIVITY for trombone - Michael Dixon

Performed by Gregory van der Struik-Trombone

CHACONNE for horn, trombone and tuba - Ron Nagorcka

Performed by Michael H Dixon, Gregory van der Struik, Edwin Diefes

THE WOUND for soprano, flute, horn, trombone, tuba, violin, cello- Michael H Dixon

Performed by Wendy Dixon, Janine Grantham, Michael H Dixon, Gregory van der Struik, Edwin Diefes, Rachel Westwood,and Matthew Farrell

OUR DAYS for soprano, flute, horn, violin, cello - Michael H Dixon

Performed by Wendy Dixon, Janine Grantham, Rachel Westwood, Michael H Dixon, Matthew Farrell

TRANSPOSED DEKANY for mobile phones - Greg Schiemer

Greg Schiemer with audience participation

ANAPHORIAN SHADOW THEATRE MUSIC - Kraig Grady

Performed by CLOCKS and CLOUDS : Kraig Grady and Terumi Narushima

Concert 5pm, 23 Sept, 2018

SUNDEW for flute, violin, horn, cello - Terumi Narushima

Performed by Janine Grantham, Rachel Westwood, Michael H Dixon, Matthew Farrell

TO OBSERVE SEA AND SKY - Donald Bousted

Performed by Janine Grantham, Michael H Dixon

TOIVO for flute, violin, horn, cello - Juhani Nuorvala

Perfomed by Janine Grantham, Rachel Westwood, Michael H Dixon, Matthew Farrell

MUSIC by Jack Tickner

Performed by Jack Tickner

East Sydney Community and Arts Centre, 34 Burton St, Darlinghurst

Saturday Sept. 23 at 1 and 5

 

 


 

SYDNEY MICROFEST 1 2017

CHIME in association with the ANAPHORIAN EMBASSY

SYDNEY MICROFEST 2017

July 20

with performances / compostions by

Michael Dixon

Kraig Grady

Terumi Narushima

Adrian Sherriff

Jack Tickner

mystery and surprise guests

The Factory Theatre, Victoria Road, Marrickville 7:30

Concert details:
1. "Wood" audiovisual with solo live horn written by Donald Bousted and played by Michael H Dixon

2. "It's a Joke" and other songs written, sung and played on a 22-tone guitar by Jack Tickner

3. "Seven Portals" for soprano & horn written by Michael H Dixon and performed by him with Wendy Dixon

- INTERVAL -

4. "Titanium Affinities" written and performed by Adrian Sherriff

5. "Poignant Particles" written by Kraig Grady and performed by him with Terumi Narushima

 


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