‘A runaway crowd pleaser’ — Jeff Pressing, The Age

Featuring the world premiere live performance of Samuel Beckett’s radio play, Radio 1 was performed by Ian Scott and Helen Hopkins, with music by Richard Rijnvos and the voice of John Cage. Followed by the explosive impact of Rijnvos’ S&M chains & thunder sheets percussion tour-de-force with Natasha Anderson on solo amplified bass recorder. The packed crowd was blown away.

John Cage Five, 1988, for any 5 instruments
David Young Val Camonica pieces: Stile I, II, III, 1995, for violoncello & guitar
Samuel Beckett Radio 1 (Esquisse radiophonique), 1961, music by Richard Rijnvos, performed by the Ives Ensemble 1990/91
Richard Rijnvos Zahgurim whose number is twenty-three and who kills in an unnatural fashion, 1987/88, for bass recorder & chains with 4 percussionists


Richard Rijnvos — composer / conductor
Ian Scott — he
Helen Hopkins — she
Natasha Anderson — amplified bass recorder
Guy De Blet — percussion
Claire Edwards — percussion
Peter Neville — percussion
Vanessa Tomlinson — percussion
Geoffrey Morris — guitar
Rosanne Hunt — violoncello
Lisa Trewin — lighting & production

ArtsHouse, North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne
22 July, 8pm

APHIDS acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Boon wurrung peoples on whose lands we live and work. Sovereignty was never ceded and we pay our respect to past, present, and future Aboriginal elders and community, and to their long and rich history of artmaking on this Country.