Gate 13, Royal Parade
The MCM New Music studio and Grainger Museum present a full afternoon’s program of events, including 2 concerts of works by Keith Humble, Ian Bonighton and others associated with the Grainger Electronic Music Studio.
MONUMENTS: CONCERT 1
1.00 – 2.00PM Brass Ensemble
Anthony Lyons and David Haberfeld synthesisers, Tom Baldwin and Ned Wright Smith organs
2.00 – 4.00PM Grainger Museum Exhibition
Patrons are invited to visit the exhibition Synthesizers: Sound of the Future at the Grainger Museum between concerts
2.30 – 3.30PM Panel Discussion, Tallis Room, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
MONUMENTS: CONCERT 2
4.00PM Guitar Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble
This concert features rare performances of unpublished works by Keith Humble and Ian Bonighton for guitars and percussion ensembles, as well as Humble’s Arcade IV for guitar and percussion, one of a set of his works that celebrate the laneways of Melbourne.
A post-event reception will take place in Tallis Room. Join the performers and staff from the Grainger Museum as they celebrate the end of the Synthesizers: Sounds of The Future exhibition and continue discussing the music of Humble, Bonighton and others associated with Melbourne’s contemporary music scene in the 1960s.
Free event but bookings are essential through Eventbrite.
Image: Felix Werder, Ian Bonighton, Keith Humble and Ron Nagorcka (clockwise from top left) with the LP 'Reverberations', Unknown photographer, 1973. Photograph courtesy of Agnes Dodds.