Adelaide Festival 28 February - 16 March 2014

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Tectonics Adelaide / Queens Theatre

Curated by Ilan Volkov

Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide

Over two marathon days, Tectonics Adelaide showcases revolutionary composers and legendary musicians in a program curated and conducted by Ilan Volkov with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

In an Australian first, Stephen O’Malley, Oren Ambarchi and Attila Csihar stage the dynamic forces of Gravetemple alongside Ikue Mori, Takehisa Kosugi, Crys Cole, Robbie Avenaim, Marco Fusinato, Hammers Lake, Erkki Veltheim, Joel Stern, Soundstream and Speak Percussion.

Riti : I funerali d’Achille, Giacinto Scelsi – Speak Percussion
Whorl Would Equal Reaches, James Rushford – Speak Percussion (World Premiere)
Crys Cole solo
Hammers Lake – Carolyn Connors, Judith Hamann with Vanessa Tomlinson
Evraiki, Robbie Avenaim with guests
Criss-Cross, Alvin Lucier – Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley
TEMA – Marco Fusinato
South Pole, Iancu Dumitrescu – Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley (World Premiere)

– interval

Mikka and Mikka s, Iannis Xenakis – Erkki Veltheim
Riti : I funerali di Carlo Magno (A.D. 814), Giacinto Scelsi – Soundstream
Okanagon, Giacinto Scelsi – Soundstream
Glossolalia, Erkki Veltheim – Soundstream
Takehisa Kosugi solo
Void Ov Voices – Attila Csihar
solo carnival 2014 – Joel Stern
Nymphs, witches and fairies – Ikue Mori
Gravetemple – Oren Ambarchi, Atilla Csihar, Stephen O’Malley

*program subject to change


Evraiki – Robbie Avenaim

Glossolalia – Erkki Veltheim



Robbie Avenaim

Speak Percussion

Marco Fusinato

Crys Cole

Ikue Mori

James Rushford

Hammer’s Lake

Soundstream Collective

Takehisa Kosugi

Presented by Adelaide Festival in partnership with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Mon 10 Mar 2.30pm

7 hours 30 minutes (includes intervals)


Two days
Adult $79, Friends $67
Concession $67
Fringe Benefits $45

One day
Adult $49, Friends $42
Concession $42
Fringe Benefits $30

For Fringe Benefits bookings, please call BASS on 131 246.


Contains smoke and haze effects, and extreme sound levels

Access Details

Wheelchair Access