New Music Biennial: 13 Vices by Brian Irvine and Jennifer Walshe

Sat 23 April 2022

For ensemble, improvisers, conductor & voice, 13 Vices melts boundaries between theatre, poetry & contemporary music. Exploring the weird, humorous, dark & exotic world of contemporary vices, it is the creation of pioneering compositional voices - Brian Irvine & Jennifer Walshe. Featuring Red Note Ensemble, Paul Dunmall, Paul Rogers, & Mark Sanders.

First performed in 2015, the seed was planted many years before when Brian chanced upon sculptures by Mihail Chemiakin in Moscow. The collection of slightly grotesque figures, each representing a particular adult vice that is damaging to children was the springboard to the project, which would eventually become, in Brian’s words, “a wonderfully messy, chopped up, beautiful, bewitching cocktail of the best people making the best sounds and is a project that myself, collaborator Jennifer (Walshe) and all the gang are very proud of!”.

13 Vices will stick with you. It is truly some of the most imaginative and exhilarating music around.




The bar will open at 11am
Event starts at 12pm


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