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Behind the Scenes of Resonance.

08 Jun 2024

State Library of NSW

Resonancepresented by the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), the winner of the AFTRS x ANAM ‘Music And Place’ Commission, will have its World Premiere at the 71st Sydney Film Festival on June 8. 

The short film, produced and directed by AFTRS graduates Jayden Rathsam Hüa and Kate Vinen, explores the dynamic between four classical string quartet musicians, the Artamidae Quartet, as they play in the ANAM Quartetthaus, an intimate, unique performance space designed by ANAM and bluebottle for the listener to experience the theatrical and visceral art of string quartet playing.

The premiere of Resonance will be at the State Library of NSW from 4pm on June 8, with the filmmakers participating in a discussion following the screening, where they will share with the audience their experiences of this layered interdisciplinary collaboration between themselves, the musicians and the designer of ANAM Quartetthaus. 

The evening will also feature performances by the Australian National Acadamy of Music’s Rosina Quartet who will perform a Sculthorpe composition – String Quartet no. 8 – featured in the film as well as Mendelssohn’s String Quartet op. 12 (movement 1).