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Sat 16 Sep 2017, 7:00pm–9:00pm

Where: Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: Meat Market

In the Shape of a Square invites listeners to Melbourne Fringe Festival pop-up venue, Emerald City, for a one night-only performance of contemporary instrumental duets that explore contemplation, spirituality and gesture.

Experience a rare performance of dynamic compositions by Philip Glass, Toru Takemitsu and Sofia Gubaidulina. Evocative and unconventional, In the Shape of a Square will take its audience on a journey where rhythm and sound manifest in celestial colours and kaleidoscopic patterns.


Toru Takemitsu: Masque for two flutes (1962)
- Continu
- Incidental

Sofia Gubaidulina: Rejoice! sonata for violin and cello (1981)
- Niemand kann eure Freude von euch nehmen (Your joy no one will take away from you)
- Freut euch der Freude (Rejoice with joy)
- Freue dich, Rabbi (Rejoice Rabbi)
- Und er kehtre in sein Haus zurück (And he returned to his own abode)
- Und sie verstummten (Heed thyself)

Philip Glass: Piece in the Shape of a Square (1967)
Producer: Sophie Weston
Flute: Sophie Weston, Maxine Byrne
Violin: Elyane de Fontenay
Cello: Belinda Liew

Supported by RMIT Link Arts and Culture.