Masters of Modern Sound

Art Gallery of NSW & Force Majeure

Journey through Art Gallery of NSW and experience Masters of modern art from the Hermitage after dark. Encounter leading Australian and international composers and musicians, and experience art like never before in an after dark sonic sensation, part of Sydney Festival 2019.

Experience commissioned sound design from long time David Lynch collaborator, Dean Hurley (Twin Peaks: The Return). Encounter the ambient music of William Basinski & Lawrence English with an Australian-exclusive live performance of Selva Oscura.

Witness original movement and interventions created by Force Majeure’s Danielle Micich. Discover the experimental electronic music of Italian minimalist Caterina Barbieri and Western Sydney maximalist Del Lumanta. Pause amid art and absorb the meditative sounds of Chris Abrahams (the Necks).

Step into the blockbuster exhibition Masters of modern art from the Hermitage for a live performance of newly commissioned work by Corin Ileto, Becky Sui Zhen and Casey Hartnett, inspired by Kandinsky, Picasso and Matisse.


William Basinski
Harrison Elliot
Lawrence English
Ghenoa Gela
Casey Hartnett
Corin Ileto
Becky Sui Zhen
James Vu Anh Pham

Past Performances

Sydney Festival 2019
Thursday 10th-Saturday 12th January 2019, 8pm
Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney 2000
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