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Concerts

 

17 September 2012

Song Cycle "Songs of a Woman of Experience"

Performers: Rowena Cowley, soprano, and chamber orchestra.

Venue: The Sydney Conservatorium of Music.


29 July 2012

Piano Concerto

Performers: William Chen, piano, The Sydney Youth Orchestra conducted by Max McBride.

Venue: The Concourse, Chatswood, Sydney.


28 July 2012

Cloudstreet the Opera - performance to industry

Performers: directed by Gale Edwards; music director, Simon Kenway.

Venue: Carriageworks, Sydney.


9 & 10 May 2012

The Ruritanian Dances

Performers: The Canberra Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Mogrelia.

Venue: The Llewellyn Hall, Canberra.


17 September 2011

The Six Days of Creation

Performers: Yvonne Kenny, soprano, The Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir, directed by Nicholas Milton.

Venue: The Concourse, Chatswood, Sydney.



30 July 2011

The Ruritanian Dances (in a new setting for full orchestra)

Performers: Los Angeles Lawyers' Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gary Greene.

Venue: The Disney Hall, Los Angeles.

Details: Los Angeles Lawyers' Philharmonic Orchestra.


28 July 2011

Concerto for Flute and Clarinet

Performers: Emma Sholl (associate principal flute, Sydney Symphony Orchestra), Richard Sholl, (associate principal clarinet, Orchestra Victoria), Sydney Youth Orchestra conducted by Max McBride.

venue : The Sydney Town Hall.


5 February 2011

The Ruritanian Dances

Performers: Frankfurter Solisten (members of the Frankfurt Opera)

Venue: Darmstadt Orangerie

Orangerie

Above: Darmstadt Orangerie.
[Photo source: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/26788765]

Wednesday 3 November 2010, 7.30pm.

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano  – "Black, White and a little Blue" [UK Premiere]

Performers: Mark van de Wiel, clarinet & Michael Dussek, piano.

Venue: Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York.

Details: www.YorkConcerts.co.uk


Sunday 17 October 2010, 4pm.

Concerto for two clarinets and chamber orchestra – "It Takes Two"

Performers: The Sydney Omega Ensemble, together with acclaimed Australian clarinettist, Frank Celata.

Venue: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House.

Details: www.sydneyomegaensemble.com/


Wednesday 3 March 2010, 7pm.

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano  – "Black, White and a little Blue" [World Premiere]

Performers: Sydney Omega Ensemble
Venue: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House.

July 2009

Concerto for two guitars and orchestra – "Aspects of Gemini" [World Premiere]

Performers: Slava & Leonard Grigoryan, with The Queensland Orchestra, conducted by Tom Woods.

27, 28 and 30 November, 2008

Piano Quartet – "The Way It Is"  [World Premiere]

Performers: The Seraphim Trio, with guest artists Alexei Yemtsov (piano) and Jacqui Cronin (viola).

Venues:

     Thursday 27 Nov (8pm) – Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Royal
     Parade, Parkville, VIC; [Bookings: Ticketmaster]

     Friday 28 Nov (8pm) – The Independent Theatre, 269 Miller St, North Sydney,
     NSW; [Bookings: The Independent Theatre]

     Sunday 30 Nov (2.30pm) – The Grainger Studio, 91 Hindley Street, Adelaide, SA.
     [Bookings: BASS 131246]

Details: Commissioned by Ars Musica Australis with the assistance of a grant from the Australia Council.


Monday 27 September, 2008

Symphonic suite – "The Beancounter" [World Premiere]

Performers: West Australian Youth Orchestra
Venue: Perth Concert Hall.

Details: www.wayma.asn.au/

Saturday 1 November,  2008, 7pm.

Concerto for two clarinets and chamber orchestra – "It Takes Two" [World Premiere]

Performers: The Sydney Omega Ensemble, featuring internationally acclaimed clarinettist, Swiss-based Dimitri Ashkenazy, and SOE's founder and musical director, David Rowden, as soloists. (David Rowden will perform the second clarinet part on the rarely heard basset clarinet.)

Venue: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Details: www.sydneyomegaensemble.com/

Sunday 20 July 2008, 10am.

Mass "Benedictus Qui Venit" (for SATB choir, orchestra, organ. soprano and tenor soloists) [World Premiere]

Performers: Amelia Ferrugia (soprano), Andrew Goodwin (tenor), with massed choir, organ and orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Bayl.

Venue: Final Mass, World Youth Day 2008. Southern Cross Precinct (Randwick Racecourse and Centennial Park), Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Details:
www.wyd2008.org

Video: Visit the Official World Youth Day Media Player to view videos of the premiere performance of the Mass "Benedictus Qui Venit".


Tuesday 15 July 2008, 4.30pm. (Pre-Mass entertainment commences 3pm).

Mass "Benedictus Qui Venit" (Contemporary music setting) [World Premiere]

Performers: Contemporary music setting featuring soloists Phoebe Humphreys (soprano) and Jordan Hunt (tenor).

Venue: Opening Mass, World Youth Day 2008, Barangaroo, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Details: www.wyd2008.org




Tuesday 19 February, 2008


Song Cycle – "Letters from a Black Snake"

Performers: Douglas Macrae, baritone; Jem Harding, piano.
Venue: Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC., Australia.

Details: A song cycle to mark the opening of the major Sidney Nolan Retrospective at the NSW, Victorian and Queensland Art Galleries. Commissioned by the principal sponsor, Ernst & Young. The cycle for baritone and piano, entitled "Letters from a Black Snake", uses the words of Ned Kelly himself, taken from his letters.


Tuesday 29 January, 2008

Mass "Benedictus Qui Venit" – Parish Setting [World Premiere];
plus "Our Father" from Mass "A Child is Born".

Performers: Combined choirs of Loreto Convent (Kirribilli) and St Ignatius College; with Opera Australia principal, soprano Amelia Ferrugia.
Venue: Red Mass, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW, Australia.


Tuesday 18 December, 2007

Mass "A Child is Born"

Performers: Joubert Singers
Venue: St Joseph's College Chapel, Hunters Hill, NSW, Australia.

Tuesday 30 October, 2007

Song Cycle – "Letters from a Black Snake"

Performers: Douglas Macrae, baritone; Jem Harding, piano.
Venue: NSW Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Details: A song cycle to mark the opening of the major Sidney Nolan Retrospective at the NSW, Victorian and Queensland Art Galleries. Commissioned by the principal sponsor, Ernst & Young. The cycle for baritone and piano, entitled "Letters from a Black Snake", uses the words of Ned Kelly himself, taken from his letters.


Tuesday 18 September, 2007, 7pm

String Quintet – "Not Going Quietly"

Performers: The Sydney Omega Ensemble
Venue: The Independent Theatre, Miller St, North Sydney, NSW, Australia.


Sunday 16 September, 2007, 4pm

String Quintet – "Not Going Quietly"

Performers: The Sydney Omega Ensemble
Venue: The Uniting Church, Paddington, NSW, Australia.

Saturday 2 June, 2007

The Ruritanian Dances (for string orchestra)

Performers: Nova Youth Orchestra

Sunday 4 March, 2007

The Ruritanian Dances (for string orchestra)

Performers: Bourbaki Ensemble

February, 2007

Waltz – Au Coupe Chou (for string orchestra)

Performers: Whitehorse Orchestra

Wednesday 15 November, 2006

Waltz – Au Coupe Chou (for string orchestra)

Performers: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 17 October, 2006

Seascape III (for orchestra)

Performers: Sydney Sinfonia, conducted by Richard Gill.
Venue: City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia. [Discovery Series].

2006

Psalm 23 "The Lord is my Shepherd" (for SATB choir and organ)
Psalm 118 "Lord, I Love Your Commands" (for baritone, unison choir and organ).
Psalm 67 "Let The People Praise You" (for SATB choir and organ)

Performers: [Opening of Law Term 2006]
Venue: Red Mass, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, NSW, Australia.


2006

Psalm 23 "The Lord is my Shepherd" (for SATB choir and organ)
Psalm 118 "Lord, I Love Your Commands" (for baritone, unison choir and organ).
Psalm 67 "Let The People Praise You" (for SATB choir and organ)

Performers: [Opening of Law Term 2006]
Venue: St James Church, Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia.


2005

Mass "A Child is Born"

Performers: Conducted by Paul Stanhope.
Venue: St Patrick's Church, Blacktown, NSW, Australia.


2005

The Ruritanian Dances (for string orchestra)
Waltz – Au Coupe Chou (for string orchestra)

Performers: Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra
Venue: Brisbane Arts Centre, QLD, Australia.


March, 2004

In Principio (for treble, tenor, baritone, SATB choir and orchestra)

Performers: St Ignatius' College and Jesuit Schools Choir and orchestra
Venue: St Ignatius' College, Sydney, NSW, Australia.


March, 2004

The Ruritanian Dances (for string orchestra)
Toccata (for double string orchestra)
Waltz – Au Coupe Chou (for string orchestra)
Threnody I (for string orchestra)
Vocalise (for alto saxophone, piano and string orchestra)

Performers: [Live broadcast]
Venue: Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre, Ultimo, NSW, Australia.






 

 
 

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