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Fast Track! by Alexina Louie

People have been asking Alex and I what weʼve been up to since returning from Espritʼs China trip earlier in the summer.

It was such an exciting, successful, and… 420 more words

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Inside Rideau Hall by Alexina Louie

The perfect September day in Ottawa – sunny and bright. It was so much fun to see so many extraordinary people pile onto the big bus which was parked outside our hotel. 620 more words

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Almost Impossible To Play

Esprit’s season is rushing up on me, almost creating a sense of breathlessness – not just because of the time frame and amount of energy it takes to get the season off the ground, but also because of the anticipation that comes with the exciting pieces we have in store. 222 more words

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Apartment House @20 are go!

Apartment House is celebrating their 20 years anniversary in style with many exciting concerts in upcoming months. BBC3 Radio made a wonderful programme about Anton Lukoszevieze and Apartment House – it’s the last couple of days to catch this broadcast on iPlayer here: Apartment House @20  45 more words

Sounds & Compositions

Meet the Artist......Sadie Harrison, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? 

I come from a household of musicians. My father brought the family over from Australia in 1970 in pursuit of his dream to be an opera singer. 1,710 more words


Building a New Listening Culture for New Music

“Listening, you hear the conditions under which a sound- or noise-action is carried out, you hear what materials and energies are involved and what resistance is encountered” -Helmut Lachenmann… 2,395 more words



BIBLIOTEEK was born in 2010 as a creative platform for musicians, directors, composers, choreographers and designers to collaborate and explore the reinvention of classical music in South Africa. 208 more words