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Now available – Speak Percussion & Ingar Zach Album

Now available for pre-order, our collaboration with Ingar Zach from our first Before Nightfall project. Order here through the awesome SOFA label.

Atlas of the Sky – Podcast now online

Check out ABC Classic FM’s ‘New Waves’ podcast on Atlas of the Sky by Liza Lim. You can listen here.

Speak in Europe

We’re taking two projects to Europe this July. First up, we perform Fluorophone at Actual Festival Agora Percussio in Xabia, Spain. We’re then heading to Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt, Germany, where we’ll be performing the European premiere of Atlas of the Sky as well as remouting our Fluorophone program, which will feature the world premiere of […]

Speak in Europe

Speak tours to Spain and Germany this July to perform our Fluorophone project as well as the European premiere of Liza Lim’s major staged work ‘Atlas of the Sky’. We’ll be performing at the Actual Festival Agora Percussio (Spain) and Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (Germany). Photo: Bryony Jackson Time & Venue Actual Festival Agora Percussio: Fluorophone 10.30pm […]

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In Development: Polar Force

An immersive live performance combining custom built ice instruments with Antarctic field recordings, set within a chilled inflatable performance space. Polar Force is an investigation of extreme wind and temperature through hyper-realistic art. This visceral and multi-sensorial work immerses the audience within an overwhelming sound world and performance environment. Presented within a chilled and gusty […]

Before Nightfall #5

For the fifth instalment of Speak’s Before Nightfall series we’re excited to be working with one of our favourite Australian musicians, vocalist Carolyn Connors. Before Nightfall is a series of new artistic encounters between Speak Percussion and invited guest artists. Each encounter will: 1. Occur across the course of a single day. 2. Culminate in […]

An Elemental Thing

  Eugene Ughetti performs the world premiere of Liza Lim’s ‘An Elemental Thing’ (2017) for solo woodblock at Brisbane’s Transplanted Roots: Percussion Research Symposium and Sydney Conservatorium’s Best Practice in Artistic Research in Music Symposium. In the work, the humble woodblock comes alive as an expressive object that evokes language and shifting natural forces. Date & Venue 23-25 September […]

Field Sever Points

  For Field Sever Points, percussive objects are suspended en masse to create elaborate kinetic systems, with the vertical movement of each suspended point programmed down to the millimeter using an electronically engineered system. Musically informed by Iannis Xenakis’ stochastic methods in which hail patterns can provide mathematical frameworks for rhythm and texture. A hovering […]

Assembly Operation

Just announced as part of Arts House’s Season 2 program, ‘Assembly Operation’, a new work by Eugene Ughetti in collaboration with Clare Britton, Cyrus Tang, Jia Jia Chen and Nick Roux. More info here.

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