Thursday 24 October
Performance of new music by the acclaimed Geist String Quartet with special guest violinist Ilya Isakovich (ACO).
Set in the historic architecture of the Sydney Jewish Museum, New Spin on Old Vinyl features five new compositions inspired by the travelling exhibition, Jukebox Jewkbox! A Jewish Century on Shellac and Vinyl. Experience an evening of contemporary responses to a rich history of music-making in sound and story.
Featured Sydney Conservatorium of Music composers:
Daniel Biederman, Julia Vlahogiannis, Joseph Phillip Franklin, Naomi Dodd and Natalie Nicolas
This performance accompanies our current exhibition, Jukebox Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl, which traces the evolution of music since the invention of the gramophone and vinyl record, and celebrates Jewish influence on music in Australia.