Missed out on tickets to SITG? Or just can’t be bothered to battle the 18 hour drive up to Byron Bay? What ever your reason may be for missing the festival, you can still get a slice of the SITG action sans tent pegs, gumboots and over-priced beer.
The Metropolis New Music Festival is being hosted at the Melbourne Recital Centre for a series of MSO concerts, distinctive Salon shows featuring local talent and free events.
Contemporary music's hottest band and 2012 Grammy Award winning Chicago-based sextet, eighth blackbird, will be in the driving seat of an exhilarating road trip across the US of A and there will be a special appearance by American composer, Steve Reich.
eigth blackbird will also be perfoming three concerts with the MSO in the Elizabeth Murdoch Hall.