Commissioned in celebration of the Melbourne Recital Centre's 10th anniversary
Ford’s chamber music includes six string quartets, and numerous works for mixed ensemble, some involving piano.
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Commissioned by Sandy Rendel in celebration of his sister Polly Woods's 75th birthday.
First performance by Dinah Woods (cor anglais), Jules Evans (horn), Helen Mountfort (cello), Midland Hotel, Castlemaine, Victoria, 20 July 2019
Commissioned by Sydney Brass
First performance by Sydney Brass, Bondi Junction RSL, Sydney, 1 July 2018
Commissioned by Plexus
First performance by Plexus, Melbourne Recital Hall, Melbourne, 29 May 2017
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Commissioned by Steven Alward for the Omega Ensemble to celebrate the 60th birthday of Mark Wakely
First performance by the Omega Ensemble, City Recital Hall, Sydney, 20 April 2016
Commissioned by the Flinders Quartet with support from David and Kaye Birks, Julian Burnside AO QC and Ben Quilty
First performance by the Flinders Quartet, Ballarat, Victoria, 28 October 2018
Commissioned for Ensemble Three by the University of Melbourne
First performance by Ensemble Three, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 10 July 2014
Commissioned by Katie Noonan with financial assistance from the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by Katie Noonan and the Brodsky Quartet, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, 28 April 2016
Commissioned by Barbara Blackman for the Canberra International Music Festival.
first performance by the New Zealand String Quartet and Tinalley String Quartet, Canberra International Music Festival, Fitters Workshop, Canberra, 9 May 2015
Commissioned by Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University
First performance by brass and percussion players of Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, directed by Ben Marks, St John's Cathedral, Brisbane, 17 August 2013