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Sun 6 March 2011
[2hr including interval]

Artist Talk: Sun 6 March, 6.30pm


Students: $15.50

Buy ten tickets to any one Festival event and receive one teacher/chaperone ticket FREE

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Department of Education

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Steve Reich's 2x5
Bang on a Can All-Stars (USA)

Bang on a Can All-Stars let loose on six phenomenal pieces in a night of high adrenaline, ferocious rhythms and razor-tight playing. This powerhouse program features the Australian premiere of Steve Reich's 2x5, which fuses his trademark sound with an underpinning of New York rock. The All-Stars then take on Australian premieres by Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore before launching into Steve Martland's jazz/rock masterpiece and David Lang's Bang on a Can classic Cheating, Lying, Stealing.

Suitability: ages 15+/year 10 Music
Themes: contemporary music, rock, classical

Steve Reich 2x5
David Lang Cheating, Lying, Stealing
Steve Martland Horses of Instruction
Michael Gordon For Madeline
Julia Wolfe Believing
Thurston Moore Stroking Piece #1

Bang on a Can All-Stars have a simple mission: to give the most persuasive and exciting performances of the most genre-defying music in the world.

From uptown to downtown, this electric chamber ensemble from New York combine the punch of a rock band and the precision of a chamber ensemble, shifting moods and styles effortlessly in original compositions and fresh takes on established works. With an eclectic line-up of clarinets, cello, piano and keyboards, electric guitar, bass, percussion and drums, they blur the lines between classical and pop.

Formed by leading New York composers Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe, this ever-evolving collective walk the creative edges of the music world, as comfortable in back alley clubs as they are in Carnegie Hall and the Barbican Centre. Their adventurous approach and inventiveness has led to collaborations with Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, Philip Glass and many others.

Experience the best rock band in classical music in their first-ever Perth concerts.

CELLO Ashley Bathgate BASS Robert Black PIANO Vicky Chow PERCUSSION David Cossin ELECTRIC GUITAR Mark Stewart CLARINETS Evan Ziporyn

Bang on a Can All-Stars present new music the way it should be presented – with passion, precision, dynamism, stylistic authority and a welcoming informality. NEWSDAY

  • Sun 6 Mar, 7.30PM


Perth Concert Hall

Address: 5 St. Georges Tce, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9231 9900

The Perth Concert Hall features raked seating for 1,729 people and is surrounded by appointed private rooms, foyers and outdoor areas suitable for theatre style class room, cocktail, dining, product launches, trade exhibitions and marquee events.

The auditorium is also home to a spectacular custom designed 3000 pipe organ.

Perth Concert Hall is located on the main Perth city bus route of St Georges Terrace, with the northern and southern sides of the Terrace linked by a pedestrian underpass. Bus stands nearest the Perth Concert Hall are: 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 46, 47, and 48.

The free Central Area Transport RED CAT route includes a stop near the Perth Concert Hall at Victoria Avenue. The RED CAT operates every five minutes from 6.40am - 6:20pm Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays), and hourly on the weekends between 8.30am and 5pm.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Undercover parking for 410 cars is available in the bi-level Carpark No. 7 at Perth Concert Hall. Street entry is from Terrace Road (river front).

Lift access to the venue foyer is available from the second level in Carpark No 7.
Open air parking for 843 vehicles is available adjacent to Perth Concert Hall on Terrace Road (river front).

- Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
- Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
- Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.

The management of Perth Concert Hall endeavours to accommodate patrons with disabilities whenever possible. However, due to the production requirements of some events, these special facilities can sometimes become limited. We therefore recommend that all patrons with special requirements state their needs at the time of booking tickets. It may be useful also to call the venue during normal business hours prior to your attendance on 9231 9900.

Perth Concert Hall's usual facilities include:
- Universal access available via the ramp at the St Georges Terrace entrance 
- Universal accessible toilet available on the ground floor of the venue 
- Lift access to foyers is available from top level of the No 7 car park 
- Special allocated seating in the auditorium
- A hearing induction loop operating N6:35 to X6:35 in the stalls area
- ACROD parking available in the City of Perth No 7 car park on Terrace Road (river front)

For access information visit the Department of Culture and the Arts website.

Present your ticket at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

Balti Balti
3/2 St Georges Terrace, Perth
P 9221 3306
Paneer Masala and Dhal with a serve of rice, Naan bread, and a glass of house wine, or beer, or a soft drink
A serving of Butter Chicken and a serving of Rogan Josh with a serve of rice, Naan bread, and a glass of house wine, or beer, or a soft drink
Café at the Concert Hall Café at the Concert Hall
5 St Georges Terrace, Perth
P 08 9231 9941 (Bookings Essential. To redeem the offer, ‘Entrees and Encores’ must be mentioned at the time of booking)
Open 2 hours prior to show
A choice of a selection of main meals with a house wine, beer or soft drink (check with restaurant staff for more details)
Lamonts - Bishop's House

Bishop's House
P 08 9226 1884
Lunch and Dinner, Mon-Fri, private group bookings Sat & Sun
Lemon crumbed King George whiting with fennel salad, chips and dill aioli
Grilled corn fed chicken breast with soft egg, truffle butter
And a glass of Lamonts Quartet or Cabernet Merlot

The Brisbane The Brisbane Hotel
292 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 08 9227 2300
Open Mon – Sat 11:30am to late; Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Choose any pizza on the menu with a glass of wine or a large beer
Tom's Kitchen Tom's Kitchen
3b Shafto Lane, Perth
P 08 9321 0345
Open Mon-Thur 6:30am to 9pm;  Fri 6:30am to late
Choose any main course plus a glass of wine
Manhattan's Bar Manhattan's Bar
243 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park
P 08 9361 2237
A bottle of house wine and a gourmet pizza

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.