Commissioned by the Australian Chamber Orchestra
Ford’s chamber music includes six string quartets, and numerous works for mixed ensemble, some involving piano.
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Commissioned by Owen J Conlan
Commissioned by Nick Hewett
Commissioned for the Brodsky Quartet by Julian Burnside AO QC.
First performance by the Brodsky Quartet and William Barton (didgeridoo), Canberra International Music Festival, Fitters' Workshop, Canberra, 30 April 2023
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 in celebration of the Melbourne Recital Centre's 10th anniversary.
First performance by Arcadia Winds, Primrose Potter Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, 9 October 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