First performance by the Shanghai Quartet, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Collins St Baptist Church, Melbourne, 21 October 2013
This category includes Ford’s many string quartets, as well as other works, some featuring a soloist.
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violin, viola, cello and piano
Commissioned by the University of Queensland
First performance by Elizabeth Sellars, violin, Patricia Pollett, viola, Patrick Murphy, cello and Liam Viney, piano, Customs House, Brisbane, 10 December 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 Ian Potter Cultural Trust
First performance by Jane Edwards and the Australian String Quartet, Elder Hall, University of Adelaide, 5 March 2004
First performance by members of Australian Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard Tognetti, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 10 July 1993
clarinet (also bass clarinet), percussion (also celesta), off-stage percussion (2 players), harp and string quartet
First performance by Robert Davidovici and Terra Australis Incognita conducted by Matthias Kriesberg, Houston International Festival, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 10 April 1988