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Splinter Magic 2019

  • Tempe Jets 1 Holbeach Ave Tempe, NSW, 2044 Australia (map)

Splinter Magic: a winter festival with Splinter Orchestra and friends

Splinter Orchestra has always been an amorphous being; its shifting roster shaping the resultant music. Every Sunday sees a different subset of Splinter join together to play; this gathering is a weekly refuge for to bond, explore and create something that could be called magical.

Splinter Magic is a two day festival in July featuring subsets of Splinter and Spl-interlopers joining regular members. This event also includes the 'splintstallation'; Splinter Orchestra's mechanised ghost form. We celebrate the wider Splinter community in this titillating banquet of Sydney improvised music.


Session I ::: 1:30pm
Bonnie Stewart, Romy Caen & Jim Denley
Prophets: Enactment of Adventure on the Stylefree Planet
Melanie Eden
Splinter Orchestra
+ Splintstallations
with music by the Wrap-master Chefs
BYO food to share + there'll be some hearty home-cooked food by donation

Session II ::: 6:30 PM
Acknowledgement of Country with Jahmarley
Unfolding/Overlay (Nick Ashwood + Rhys Mottley)
Couch (Laura Altman + Low Flung)
Baptism (Solly Frank and Charlie Sundborn)
Tony Osborne solo
Massed Single Reedists
lo-flatlander (Bárbara Guzmán Galeb + Benjamin Riley)
+ Splintstallations


Session III ::: 1pm
Performature: Performateur (WeiZen Ho + tbc)
Playable Glass: Live glass blowing by Mark Elliot, with musicians Clara Pitt, Johannes MacDonald, Josephine Macken and Jim Denley
180º (Amanda Stewart, Nick Ashwood + Jim Denley - "Submental" Album LAUNCH
Joshua Winestock + Johannes MacDonald
Cor Fuhler + Melanie Herbert + Clare Cooper
Disco Inferno (Romy Caen + Peter Farrar)
+ Splintstallations

Tickets available at the door
1 session = $15 / $10
2 sessions = $25 / $15
3 sessions = $40 / $25

Splinter Orchestra acknowledges that this event takes place on stolen land belonging to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation.


Earlier Event: January 26
the NOW now 2019