Commissioned by Julian Burnside QC for the NOISE
Ford’s chamber music includes six string quartets, and numerous works for mixed ensemble, some involving piano.
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Commissioned by the Brodsky Quartet with with financial assistance from the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body
First performance by the Brodsky Quartet, Queensland Music Festival, Powerhouse, Brisbane, 18 July 2013
First performance by the Shanghai Quartet, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne, 21 October 2013
violin, viola, cello and piano
Commissioned by the University of Queensland to mark its centenary
First performance by Elizabeth Sellars, violin, Patricia Pollett, viola, Patrick Murphy, cello and Liam Viney, piano, Customs House, Brisbane, 10 December 2010
First performance by RNCM Cornet Ensemble directed by Richard Marshall, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK, 6 April 2011
Commissioned by TriOZ with financial assistance from the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by TriOZ, Chevalier College, Bowral, NSW, 4 September 2010
Commissioned by TriOz with financial assistance from the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.
First performance by TriOz, City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, 17 November 2009
Commissioned by the Australia Ensemble to mark its 30th birthday
First performance by the Australia Ensemble, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 September 2009
Commissioned by the Australian National Academy of Music for the Melbourne International Arts Festival
First performance by Taryn Richards, Dominique Chaseling and Agatha Yip, St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne, 14 October 2009
Commissioned by Arts in the Valley to mark Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday
First performance by the Goldner Quartet, Kangaroo Valley Golf and Country Resort, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, 3 May 2009