Australian & Contemporary

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A program celebrating all fine music composed by Australians.


20th July

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  • Luebbers: Opioid, Johannes Luebbers, Johannes Luebbers Dectet.
  • Evans: 'Rock water temple' from rockpoolmirror, Sandy Evans, sax., Steve Elphick, db., Alon Ilsar, drums., Satsuki Odamura koto., Adrian Sherriff, trmb., Bobby Singh, tabla.
  • Cawrse: 'When the Heart' from On Earth as in Heaven. Adelaide Chamber Singers, Christie Anderson. Text by Michael Leunig.
  • Chance: Fiat Lux: The Light Cycle, Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, The Song Company, Alice Chance, Benjamin Burton (and audience), Michelle Leonard (conductor).
  • Vine: String Quartet No.4. Takacs Quartet.
  • Pertout: Entropia for Symphony Orchestra no. 441, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Guerassim Voronkov.
  • Flenady, A Book of Migrations, Matthew Horsley uillean pipes.
  • Cheney: When We Speak, Gemma Tomlinson, cello.
  • Bonshek: Up in the Clouds, All of the Above.
  • Colbert: Cogs. Speak Percussion.
  • Howard: 'Remembering my childhood' from Open Heart Story.

  • 13th July

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  • Hannaford: Spechsider.
  • Chisholm: Origami : Instruction Manual or Pavane for a Pop-up Book. Silo String Quartet.
  • Leek: Songs of Sea, Space and Sky. St Peters Chorale/Graeme Morton.
  • Vine: Symphony No.2. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Gifford: Plaint For Lost Worlds. Claire Nicholson, fte., Doug Leutchford, cl., Eidit Golder, pno.
  • Pertout: Exposiciones. Louise Devenish.
  • Hope: Miss Fortune X. Cat Hope, Tristen Parr, Aaron Wyatt, Lindsay Vickery, Stuart James, Louise Devenish.
  • Ughetti: Brutti ma Buoni. Speak Percussion.
  • Neal: Rabid Bay. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno., Brass Ensemble/Timothy Phillips.
  • Griswold: Water Pushes Sand. The Australian Art Orchestra.
  • Kats-Chernin: Violet's Etude. Claire Edwardes, perc.
  • Howard: I Still Dream About You, Sometimes but Not Always.

  • 6th July

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Bailey: Quasi Blues. Judy Bailey, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Sitsky: Trio No. 5, for flute, oboe & piano, Oriental. Australian Chamber Soloists.
  • Edwards: Symphony No.1, 'Da Pacem Domine'. Adelaide SO/Richard Mills.
  • Lim: Ming Qi. Peter Neville, perc., Stephen Robinson, oboe.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Kats-Chernin: Golden Kitsch - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra. Claire Edwardes, perc., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Sculthorpe: String Quartet No.16. Goldner String Quartet.
  • Stanhope: Songs of innocence and joy. Gondwana Voices, Ensemble/Lyn Williams.
  • Grainger: Blithe Bells. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 29th June

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Carr-Boyd: Northbridge Blues. Ann Carr-Boyd, pno.
  • Holland: Cello Sonata. Max Olding, pno., Gary Williams, vlc.
  • Sculthorpe: Earth cry. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Grainger: Bridal Song to a Nordic Princess. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Sutherland: Five Songs to the poems of John Shaw Neilson. Margaret Legge-Wilkinson, pno., Angela Giblin, m-sop.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Gyger: Un poilu australien. Clive Birch, bass-baritone, Josephine Allan, pno., Jenny Duck-Chong, m-sop., Alison Morgan, sop., James Wannan, vla., Kaylie Dunstan, perc., /Geoffrey Gartner.
  • Neal: No.5 Trio. Golden Fur.
  • Kats-Chernin: Clocks. Sydney Alpha Ensemble/David Stanhope.
  • Edwards: Prelude & Dragonfly dance. Synergy.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 22nd June

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Vance: New Hope. Transit.
  • Westlake: Hinchinbrook Riffs. Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Pollard: Dusting off roses. Z.O.O. Duo.
  • Sculthorpe: Kakadu. Stonnington SO/Michael Lichnovsky.
  • Ford: A Martian Sends a Postcard Home. Gerald English, ten., Stephanie McCallum, pno., Hector McDonald, horn.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Lim: Xi. The Song Company/Roland Peelman.
  • Vine: String Quartet No.4. Goldner String Quartet.
  • Kats-Chernin: Intermezzo Days. Streeton Trio.
  • Edwards: Marimba Dances. Michael Askill, perc.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 15th June

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  • Lim: The Heart's Ear. Cikada Ensemble.
  • Interview with Jessica Aszdi and Matthias Schack-Arnott re Speak Concert, Mon 18 Jun, MRC.
  • Thomas, Augusta: Plea for Peace. Jessica Aszodi vc, Civitas Stg Qt.
  • Illean, Lisa: Cantor. Jessica Aszodi vc, Ensemble Offspring.
  • Lim: Pearl, Ochre, Hair String. Bavarian RSO / Lothar Zagrosek.
  • Lim: Songs Found in a Dream. Elision Ensemble.
  • Martin: I Sleep Alone. Deb Kayser sop, Silo Stg Qt.
  • Finsterer: Tract. David Pereira, vlc.
  • Selleck: from Seven Tanka. Merlyn Quaife & Judith Dodsworth sops, Arwen Johnston perc, Anne Norman shakuhachi, Caroline Almonte pno.

  • 8th June

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  • Koehne: Powerhouse. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Broadstock: Federation Square: Rooms of Wonder. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Lentz: Mysterium: Ngangkar. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Lentz: Mysterium: Guyuhmgan. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Kats-Chernin: Mythic. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Hunt: A Natural Sequence. Simon Tedeschi, pno.
  • Butterley: From sorrowing Earth. Melbourne SO/Isaiah Jackson.

  • 1st June

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    25th May

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  • Brett Dean: Equality. Lisa Moore, pno & voice.
  • Shlomowitz: Logic Rock. Fritzi und Heidel.