In this video: Discover melancholic themes and ground-breaking works performed by the award-winning Syzygy Ensemble.
Debussy’s Violin Sonata — among the sonatas he prophetically dubbed ‘tombstones’ — hints at sounds he was unable to explore. Here, Turnage and Kurtag contribute their own tombstones — Turnage writes a moving elegy, while Kurtag embeds secret references in his tribute to Robert Schumann.
About Syzygy Ensemble: One of the finest new music ensembles in Australia, Syzygy is lauded for their virtuoso precision, innovative programming, and the ability to connect viscerally with their audiences.
Claude Debussy 00:10
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor
Mark Anthony Turnage 14:30
Cortege for Chris
Catherine Sullivan 19:36
Lachlan Skipworth 22:40
The Crossing sextet with audio playback
George Kurtag 30:57
Hommage a Schumann