Australian & Contemporary

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A program celebrating all fine music composed by Australians.


14th December

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  • Keller: Singing in a Sinking Ship. Andrea Keller Quartet.
  • Mageau: Triple concerto for violin, cello, piano and orchestra. Slovak RSO, Darling Downs Trio/Petr Vronsky.
  • Stanhope: Sea Chronicles. Greta Bradman, sop., Zephyr Quartet.
  • 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.
  • Yu: Sonata for Piano. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.
  • Henderson: Sacred Site. David Kinsela, org.

  • 7th December

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  • Evans: Robben Island. Brett Hirst, db., Sandy Evans, sax., Toby Hall, drums, Bobby Singh, tabla.
  • Hyde: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Sharp minor. Miriam Hyde, pno., West Australian SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Butterley: Goldengrove. Melbourne SO/Isaiah Jackson.
  • Hindson: String Quartet No 3, Ngeringa. Australian String Quartet.
  • Duncan: Dynamis. Timothy Veldman, vln., Justin Jacobs, pno.
  • Hsieh: Quartet: Towards the Beginning. Syzygy Ensemble.
  • Leak: Breakers. The Vocal Consort, Australian Boys' Choir/Noel Ancell.
  • Eotvos: Leafcutter. Ensemble Offspring.

  • 30th November

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  • Bailey: Constrasts. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Jazz Orchestra.
  • Kats-Chernin: Wild Swans Suite. Jane Sheldon, sop., Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Duncan: Butterfly Modernism. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno., Silo String Quartet.
  • Ford: Learning to Howl. Daryl Pratt, perc., Margery Smith, sax., Jane Sheldon, sop., Genevieve Lang, harp.
  • Spence: Phosphorescence. Alister Spence, pno., Raymond MacDonald, sop sax.

  • 23rd November

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  • Keller: Belonging. Andrea Keller, pno.
  • Vine: Inner World. David Pereira, cello.
  • Hyde: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Sharp minor. Miriam Hyde, pno., West Australian SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Glanville-Hicks: Sinfonia da Pacifica. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Neal: Ghosts.
  • Neal: Particle Zoo II for Solo Piano and Large Ensemble. Joy Lee, piano. Arcko Ensemble/Timothy Phillips.
  • Cutlan: Affirmations. Duo Blockstix.
  • Edwards: Yanada. Diana Doherty, oboe.

  • 16th November

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  • Grabowsky: Sisyphus. Paul Grabowsky Sextet.
  • Morris: Forest Over the Sea. Carolyn Morris, pno., Peter Sheridan, fte., Jessica Hateley, fte.
  • Kats-Chernin: Golden Kitsch - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra. Claire Edwardes, perc., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Mageau: Concerto Grosso. Queensland SO, Brisbane Baroque Trio/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Yu: Piano Trio. Roger Heagney, pno., Isin Cakmakcioglu, vln., Rachel Atkinson, vlc.
  • Barton: I Dream of Sacred .. I Am My Dream. William Barton, didjeridu, Southern Cross Soloists.
  • Duncan: The Crab Feast. Danae Killian, pno., Steven Fitzgerald, perc.

  • 9th November

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  • Keller: Machine Gun Piano. Shannon Barnett, tbn., Gian Slater, voc., Andrea Keller Quartet.
  • Meale: String Quartet No.1. Kreutzer Quartet.
  • Dean: Night Window. Brett Dean, vla., Timothy Young, pno., Richard Haynes, cl.
  • Lentz: Caeli enarrant…..IV. Matthew Madden, perc., Emma Ayers, perc., Julian Day, perc., Australian String Quartet.
  • Illean: Januaries. Philharmonia Orchestra/Patrick Bailey.
  • Abbott: Undercurrent. HD Duo.

  • 2nd November

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  • Interview
  • Piece by interviewee
  • Pertout: Azadeh, for Santur and tape, No.389. Qmars Piraglu, santur.

  • 26th October

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  • Henderson: Cross Hatching. Stephanie McCallum, piano.
  • Hyde: Clarinet Sonata in F minor. Nigel Westlake, clarinet, David Bollard, piano.
  • Gross: Friends and Acquaintances.
  • Kats-Chernin: Stairs. Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Stuart Challender.
  • Sabin: Barren Grounds. Perihelion.
  • Wesley-Smith: Balibo. Geoffrey Collins, flute.
  • Baker: Phoenix Songs: Prelude, Arabesque, Rhapsody. Genevieve Lacy, recorders, Robert Chamberlain, piano.
  • Harvey: Toccata DNA. Michael Kieran Harvey, piano.

  • 19th October

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