Extended Play

Over 20 concerts of new music in 12 hours

Extended Play is back in 2019! The inaugural event last year was hailed as “the best new classical music initiative Sydney has seen in years” (The Australian), and an “exhilarating festival, wonderfully supportive of local artists and ensembles, emerging talent and an audience eager to engage.” (Real Time).

City Recital Hall and Lyle Chan have joined forces to create a spectacular program jam-packed with 12 hours of eclectic, contemporary, challenging and dynamic new music across the entire four floors of the venue. We present Margaret Leng Tan, the foremost performer of new piano music and the world’s first toy piano virtuoso, for her Sydney debut, performing a brand new work of George Crumb.

The stellar line up of soloists, duos and ensembles includes artists from Australia and abroad: Synergy, Sonya Lifschitz and Christine Johnston, Decibel, Halcyon, Australian Voices, Zephyr Quartet, and Vicky Chow, who will delve into an epic piano piece that may be one of the most physically demanding works seen on our stage. This is to name but a few – there are over 20 performances in 12 hours!

If you missed out on Extended Play last year, this is your chance to be part of something truly special in the Sydney music scene. If you have been before, you know you can’t possibly resist coming back.

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When

Saturday 31 August 2019 from 12pm to 12am

Cost

Festival pass: $35.00

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Accessibility services

  • Mobility access
  • People who are blind or have low vision
  • National Relay Service
  • Hearing loop

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