The International Space Time Concerto

When an event is given the label, “like Beethoven meets the Matrix”, it makes you want to know more, right? So, what are we talking about here? Well, it’s a concerto comp with a difference called The International Space Time Concerto Competition, which celebrates not only the historical form of the concerto but also showcases exciting, contemporary interpretations encompassing the latest digital technology.

Eleven finalists will play with specially selected musicians in two orchestras formed for the event, as well as an internet-linked ensemble spanning five countries. Entries range from an innovative iPhone concerto to more traditional modes of performance such as a cello concerto.

And you can experience music history in the making, wherever you are in the world. You can now view the event first-hand in the concert hall at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music in Australia, via a live broadcast at a free twilight picnic to be held in Civic Park across both nights, or via the live internet stream from The stream will kick off at the same time as the concert series, 7:30PM AEST tonight (Friday 30 November) and 6PM AEST Sunday 2 December.

Limited tickets are still available for the concert hall where ticketholders will experience the ultimate in sound and visuals first-hand. The first concert, to be held tonight Friday 30 November at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music will be an international live performance event. While the second concert on 2 December will house the Historical and Innovation categories. Tickets are limited and on sale now from $20 through

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