Australian & Contemporary

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A program celebrating all fine music composed by Australians.


11th January

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  • Evans: Robben Island. Brett Hirst, db., Sandy Evans, sax., Toby Hall, drums, Bobby Singh, tabla.
  • Cheetham: Pecan Summer.
  • Gyger: Compass Variations. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.

  • 4th January

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  • Kyle: Song for Meg. Josh Kyle, voice. James Macaulay, James Greening, Jordan Murray, Adrian Sherriff, trombones.
  • Interview with Cameron Lam about the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund.
  • Evans: Ya Kareem.
  • Bragg: Aposiopesis. BRON Quartet.
  • Butterley: Violin Concerto. Leonard Dommett, vln., Tasmanian SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Abbott: Symphony No.1, 'Souls of Fire'. Kiev Philharmonic/Robert Ian Winstin.
  • Eotvos: Counterpoint. Claire Edwardes, perc.
  • Johnson: Sister My Sister. Young Voices of Melbourne
  • Aluka: Keep My Cool. Young Voices of Melbourne.
  • Miller-Heidke: Our Song. Young Voices of Melbourne

  • 28th December

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  • Bailey: Catapult. The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Jazz Orchestra.
  • Watson: Playing with Division. Jessica Zuk, flute, Callum Watson, piano, Joel Hands-Otte, clarinet.
  • O'Boyle: Concerto for Shakuhachi and Orchestra. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra/Sean O'boyle. Riley Lee, shakuhachi.
  • Baker: Phoenix Songs. Genevieve Lacey, recorders, Robert Chamberlain, piano.
  • Butterley: Lawrence Hargrave Flying Alone. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Glanville-Hicks: Sonata for Piano & Percussion. Susanne Powell, pno., CSM Percussion Ensemble/Michael Askill.
  • Hsieh: Icy Disintegration. Arcko Symphonic Ensemble/Timothy Phillips.
  • Spence: Sun Mirror part 1 and part 2. Alister Spence, pno., Raymond MacDonald, sax.
  • Endean: Apparition : above.

  • 21st December

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  • Grainger: Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol. Glenn Riddle, pno., Rosanne Hunt, vlc., Marianne Rothschild, vln.
  • Leek: Christmas Day. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Leek: Who Will Come?. Ralph Morton, org., Catherine Kemp, voc., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Leek: Drovers. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Leek: Brolgas. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • James (arr. Leek): Christmas Tree. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Isaacs: Miniatures and Variations. Jeanell Carrigan, pno.
  • Stanhope: Endpiece. Sydney Brass.
  • Brumby: The Virgin and the Child. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Denson: Two Boleros. Muses Piano Trio.
  • Dean: Ariel's Music. Paul Dean, cl., Queensland SO/Richard Mills.
  • Xiao: Novum. Nimbus Trio.
  • Kouvaras: Bundanon Sonata. Glenn Riddle, pno., Marianne Rothschild, vln.
  • Sabin: An Australian Holiday. Paul Dean, cl., Queensland SO/Richard Mills.

  • 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.