Moments of quiet; music-borne reveries; opportunities for reflection; etc. In the Fairy Dell at the Gorge in Launceston, at the LongHouse in nipaluna / Hobart.
This venue has limited accessibility, due to difficult paths.
Vivid, uncategorisable sonic adventures crafted using trumpet, synths, field recordings and sundry / mystical electronics.
Friday 17 February, 10–11am
Dale Gorfinkel + Michael McNab
‘Stylefree’ sonic explorations from lo-fi acoustic instrument builders. Dale Gorfinkel brings a fresh (literal) definition to the term ‘air drumming’ while Michael McNab unpacks the hidden sonorities of a polystyrene box—deep, resonant music made with the unlikeliest of materials.
Saturday 18 February, 10–11am
Yumi Umiumare: SereniTEA
Something a little different. Yumi will be running one of her PopUp Tearooms Series—sit down for a bowl of matcha tea, soak up the performances happening around the ceremony, and enjoy the, ahh, serenity.
Sunday 19 February, 10–11am
The performance will start with a deep, guided meditation, before Vinod pulls out the bansuri (flute) and draws on his family’s two and a half centuries of musical experience to take you on a meditative journey toward ‘divine peace’.
Monday 20 February, 10–11am
Hypnotic improv soundscapes for violin and guitar, gently smooshing classical improv against jazz and noise.
Thursday 23 February, 10–11am
An all-embracing Cagean musical journey that explores the interplay of sound and silence, rendered using a Roli Seaboard (which is a super vibe-y MIDI controller).
Friday 24 February, 10–11am
One of the world’s premier players of the rubab (Afghan lute), doing his thing.
Saturday 25 February, 10–11am
Solo violin, loops and field recordings from the highly accomplished Tassie-based (but globe-trotting) Alethea.
Sunday 26 February, 10–11am