Ross McHenry - Curator & Electric Bass
Matthew Sheens - Piano
Adam Page - Conductor
In a first, the award-winning composer and bassist Ross McHenry teams up with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for a specially curated concert celebrating the unique and changing cultural landscape of Australian creative music.
Gigs at Grainger 1 features two World Premieres: a major new work written by Ross McHenry for improvising piano and the ASO featuring acclaimed Adelaide born, New York-based pianist Matthew Sheens. Born out of a longstanding musical relationship between McHenry and Sheens this music highlights Sheens incredible capacity as an improviser, paired with McHenry’s unique soundscape. Also, a new symphonic work written by Matthew Sheens plus music from the Ross McHenry Trio featuring Matthew Sheens and Josh Baldwin.