Acclaimed conductor and curator Ilan Volkov returns with a spectacular new two-day Tectonics Adelaide program. The first night, Volkov, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, showcases new orchestral works with a stunning array of collaborators. Day two sees luminaries unite with new ensembles to premiere experimental electronic, chamber and a cappella work.

Program One (Friday)
Ilan Volkov (Conductor) with
the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, The Necks and Speak Percussion
Plus Splinter Orchestra

New work by:
Eyvind Kang
Annie Hsieh
Cathy Milliken
Jim O'Rourke

Program Two (Saturday)
Tetuzi Akiyama and Oren Ambarchi play A New Hedge - Australian Exclusive
David Shea with Speak Percussion + Mindy Meng Wang - World Premiere
Laura Altman, Romy Caen, Prue Fuller, Melanie Herbert, Andrew Fedorovitch
Jim Denley, Cor Fuhler, Bonnie Stewart, Tony Osborne, Peter Farrar
Jessika Kenney (solo)
Dafne Vicente-Sandoval plays Phill Niblock - World Premiere
Speak Percussion plays Klaus Lang
Arcadia Quintet (Musica Viva FutureMakers) + Speak plays Eyvind Kang - World Premiere
Eyvind Kang with Jessika Kenney plus Speak Percussion
Nik Kamvissis (solo)

This is one of 14 shows you can only see in Adelaide in 2016.
Find out what else is exclusive to Adelaide here.

Presented by the Adelaide Festival of Arts in partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

TectonicsAdelaide Symphony Orchestra

Image of Ilan Volkov by Simon Butterworth
Image of Speak percussion by Jeff Busby

David Sefton previews Tectonics Adelaide

Read an article

Tectonics: Moving the ground rules again
- by Graham Strahle, published in The Adelaide Review, 25 Nov 2015

Music streamers...

If Spotify's your weapon of choice, to get you in the mood we've curated a great little Tectonics Adelaide 2016 playlist featuring some previous work and performances by some 2016 Tectonics artists.

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