Palimpsest Geometry

Palimpsest Geomerty

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Callum G'Froerer

Details

Praised for performances of the ‘highest calibre’ (The Age), Callum G’Froerer is a boundary-breaking trumpet virtuoso and composer.

G’Froerer’s specialty is the mercurial double-bell trumpet. The second bell allows for enchanting mixtures of timbres and is a gift to artists with a flair for experimental techniques. This instrument is the centrepiece of Callum’s wild solo works and collaborations with leading composers.

About this concert

Acclaimed trumpet player Callum G’Froerer sparks a universe of sounds in this dynamic solo concert. Three striking, theatrical and exploratory works fuse the trumpet with electronics, creating an immersive and cutting-edge performance. Contemporary Irish composer Ann Cleare’s dramatic the re-lighting of the sun places G’Froerer as the protagonist in a poetic sci-fi journey. In Palimpsest Geometry, Anthony Pateras quadruples the trumpet’s sound, soaking the performance space in rapid percussive swells. G’Froerer’s own composition Charcoal VI magnifies intimate sounds hidden within the trumpet in a dangerously fierce interplay of musical colours. Video projections by acclaimed artist Sabina Maselli makes this concert an unforgettable audiovisual experience.

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ARTISTS

Callum G’Froerer double-bell trumpet

PROGRAM

Ann Cleare
surface station #2: the re-lighting of the sun

Anthony Pateras
Palimpsest Geometry

Callum G’Froerer
Charcoal VI

Venue