Australian & Contemporary

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A program celebrating all fine music composed by Australians.


18th May

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  • Barnett, Shannon: Red-Bellied Stickleback. Shannon Barnett Quartet
  • France, Sandra: Three Miniatures - Stravinsky's Book. Kate Bowan, pno, Barbara Gilby, ob, David Pereira, vc
  • France, Sandra: Three Miniatures - Playing in the shadows. Kate Bowan, pno, Barbara Gilby, ob, David Pereira, vc
  • France, Sandra: Three Miniatures - You're sitting on my thoughts. Kate Bowan, pno, Barbara Gilby, ob, David Pereira, vc
  • Vine: Symphony No.4.2. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Oscillations. Michael Kieran Harvey, Bernadette Harvey-Balkus, pianos
  • Moore, Kate: Homage to my boots. Ashley Bathgate, vc
  • Finsterer: Catch. Sydney Alpha Ensemble.
  • Westlake: Antarctica: The Film Music. /Carl Vine.

  • 11th May

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  • Joseph Franklin: Damn Floor. Franklin.
  • Turvey: American Suite. New Palm Court Orch/Gemma Turvey.
  • Carl Vine: Choral Symphony. Sydney SO, Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir/Edo de Waart.
  • Peter Myers: Entasis. Tristram Williams, tpt.
  • Selleck: Seven Tanka. Merlyn Quaife, sop., Arwen Johnston, perc., Caroline Almonte, pno., Anne Norman, shakuhachi, Judith Dodsworth, sop.
  • Hannah Reardon-Smith: Olive. Kupka's Piano.

  • 4th May

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  • Murphy: Four Days Grace. Julien Wilson, sax., Jordan Murray, tbn., Nashua Chen Lee, gtr., Tamara Murphy, db., Joe Talia, perc.
  • Duncan: Kyriotetes. Alister Barker, vlc.
  • Harvey: Psychosonata (Piano Sonata no. 2). Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.
  • Selleck: Spindrift. Jacinta Dennett, harp.
  • Goossens: Symphony No.1, Op.58. West Australian SO/Vernon Handley.
  • Cary: 3 4 5 - a study in limited resources for stereo tape.

  • 27th April

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  • Smetanin: Mysterium Cosmographicum. Unnamed Orch/ Unnamed Conductor.
  • Finsterer: Silva. Ensemble Offspring.

  • 20th April

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  • Butt: Subway. Andrew Butt Trio.
  • Brophy: Coil. Claire Edwards, perc.
  • Dean: Pastoral Symphony. Aurora Orch/Nicholas Collon.
  • Vine: String quartet No.3. Goldner String Quartet.
  • Slater: I Know More Than I can Tell. Invenio.
  • Reiner: Sweet-Spots. Kevin Schempf, cl., Zhou Yi, pipa, Chamber Ensemble.
  • Sitsky: Twelve Mystical Preludes. Robert Zocchi, pno.
  • Eotvos: Counterpoint: How does a Miller. Claire Edwardes, perc.

  • 13th April

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  • Madden: Walkin' Away My Blues. Frances Madden, pno., Frances Madden, voc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Zadro: X Suite. HD Duo.
  • Abbott: Symphony No.1, 'Souls of Fire'. Kiev Philharmonic/Robert Ian Winstin.
  • Meale: String Quartet No.2. Australian String Quartet.
  • Henderson: Sacred Site. David Kinsela, org.
  • Knight: Florence St. Trumpet, Laptop, Amplifier 1 & 2. Peter Knight, tpt.

  • 6th April

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  • Burnett: Soaring at Dawn, suite for jazz trio & string quartet. David Jones, drums, Fiona Burnett, sax., Ben Robertson, db., Silo String Quartet.
  • McCombe: Songs of Truth and Loneliness. Ian Holtham, pno.
  • Whitehead: Manutaki for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello & Piano. Australia Ensemble.
  • Sitsky: De Profundis. Graeme Leak, perc., Lyall Bevan, bar., Petra String Quartet, Canberra School of Music Quartet.
  • Andrew Anderson Sonata for Violin and Piano. Anna McMichael, vln., Daniel de Borah, pno
  • Improvisation: Evolution. Paul Grabowsky, pno., Jamie Oehlers, sax., David Beck, drums.

  • 30th March

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  • Dueland: Winterreise, D.911. Ida Dueland, voice, Jethro Woodward, sound designer, Chamber Made Opera.
  • Meale: String Quartet No.1. Kreutzer Quartet.