Photograph by Seba Stianski, Brussels 2016.


Kupka’s Piano @ JWC: False Cognate
December 15, 2017 | 7.30pm
Judith Wright Centre, Fortitude Valley QLD

Guest horn player Deepa Goonetillike joins Kupka’s Piano to present works that resolve to mutual outcomes despite their unlikely differences. The final concert in Kupka’s ‘Words Fail’ series explores the breakdown of verbal communication and the odd comfort found in unfamiliar situations. Featuring music by György Ligeti, Natacha Diels, Richard Barrett, Dan Thorpe, and Samantha Wolf. Tickets and further info >>

Richard & Linda @ Madeira Residency
January 4–14, 2018
Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics, Madeira, Portugal

Liam and I are suuuuuuper excited to be travelling to Portugal to partake in this incredible residency where we’ll receive mentorship from Patricia Alessandrini, Richard Craig, Sarah Westwood, and Keiko Murakami. We’ll be working on developing the sound world and repertoire of our new duo project, Richard & Linda (name taken from Twin Peaks, The Return). What a way to kick off 2018!

Following the residency we’ll be spending time in Vienna, Belgrade, Berlin, and Brussels, returning to Brisbane in late February. Further info on our whereabouts and performances to come soon…


Nicole + Hannah @ Upper Partialism
December 4, 2017 | 7.30pm
Common House, Fortitude Valley QLD

My heavily anticipated (!!) Ableton debut, alongside the incredible Nicole Carroll – a visiting scholar from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. I’m working with extending my flute pallette, mostly using fun grain delays and distortion. More info >>

Musicians Unmuted @ Juggler’s Art Space
December 1, 2017 | 7pm
Juggler’s Art Space, Fortitude Valley QLD

A live show featuring the musicians that appeared on Anna Kho’s Musicians Unmuted podcast throughout 2017. I’ll be playing alongside fellow improvisers Brodie McAllister and Andrew Ball. More info >>

Rogue Three @ The Burrow
November 30, 2017 | 7pm
The Burrow, West End QLD

A pop-up gig while Ryan’s in town to record Rogue Three’s inaugural LP! Set for release in March. Here we’ll play with some of the ideas that have surfaced during sessions in the studio, and just make some noise for our people. More info >>

Flutes of KP @ EBCC in New Farm Park
November 25, 2017 | 3pm
New Farm Park Rotunda

Jodie and Hannah prove that flutes are just ethereal and pretty with a program of raucous, out-there duos and solos. Part of an outdoor music extravaganza that continues through the afternoon and evening. More info >>

braneworlds CD launch party @ The Burrow
November 7, 2017 | 7pm
The Burrow, West End QLD

Kupka’s Piano launches ‘braneworlds’, featuring recent Australian works composed for the ensemble by Chris Dench, Jakob Bragg, Alan Lawrence, and the ensemble’s own Hannah Reardon-Smith and Liam Flenady. Part listening party and part new music hang. More info >>

Club Huge 2017.2 @ THNMF
October 26, 2017 | 9pm
Paper Mountain, Northbridge, Perth WA

Club Huge, part of the 13th Totally Huge New Music Festival, presents Perth’s young and emerging experimental musicians alongside and in collaboration with visiting national and international artists. These informal, late-night concerts are a chance to see festival artists and premier Perth musicians in a relaxed and exploratory mode. I was there collaborating with my great friend and colleague, composer-guitarist Pedro Alvarez! More info >>

I also presented a paper earlier the same day at the THNMF Conference, which was likewise blessed with a stellar lineup. More here >>

The Flannelettes + Richard and Linda @ The Burrow
October 10, 2017 | 7pm
The Burrow, West End QLD

Free entry, free music. Not one but TWO debut performances of newly formed groups for an evening of thoughtful noise making and also beer and pizza. More info >>

AAO Creative Music Intensive @ MONA
September 17, 2017 | throughout the day
Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart TAS

A presentation of the sounds we worked on while secluding ourselves in the Tasmanian highlands (Tarraleah, complete with snow and virtually no reception/wifi!). Featuring the talents of fellow participants and our incredible tutors: Daniel and David Wilfred (Yolŋu musicians), Bae Il Dong and Sunny Kim (Korean singers: p’ansori and jazz, respectively), Simon Barker (AU: drums), Chris Hale (AU: electric bass), and Peter Knight (AU: trumpet/electronics). An amazing, once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience.

Sonicantations @ The Sepulchre
September 7, 2017 | 8.30pm
The Sepulchre, Hobart TAS

A gathering of musicians from Brisbane (too hot) and Hobart (too cold) in a little old church that’s fast becomming Hobart’s hottest new sacred venue (it’s cold, so rug up). An evening of moderate chaos and possibly some magick making. More info >>

Fray: Kupka’s Piano @ BIFEM
September 2, 2017 | 10pm
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC

Appearing for the first time at BIFEM, young Brisbane ensemble Kupka’s Piano has already built a solid international reputation for their dynamic performances, and this triple-bill concert promises to enhance their profile further as one of the country’s most promising new music ensembles. Tickets and further info >>

Rogue Three + Zicla @ Juggler’s
August 19, 2017 | 7pm
Juggler’s Art Space, Fortitude Valley QLD

Zicla is the Berlin-based duo of Lan Cao and Gregor Seidl.

Second performance on August 22 at the Burrow, West End.