First performance by Christa Jardine (viola), Richard Vaudrey (cello) and Douglas Rutherford (bass), Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne, 23 April 2009
Chamber music - strings
This category includes strings quartets, octets and a quintet, as well as a clarinet quintet and piano quartet.
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Commissioned by the Grainger Quartet for its inaugural series of concerts in October 2006. The commission was generously funded by Pamela Pearce and Wally Patterson.
First performance by the Grainger Quartet, Vebrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, 2005
Commissioned by Colin Gray and Jenny Kena
First performed by Catherine McCorkill (clarinet), Australia Ensemble, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Sydney 19 May 2007
2 violins, viola, cello and double bass.
This piece may also be played by a string orchestra.
Commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra through Symphony Australia with funds from the Australia Council for the Arts
First performance by Fellows of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium, 5 July 2005
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 Jenny Duck-Chong and Halcyon, 6 October 2007, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
3 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos and double bass
Commissioned by the Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players with funds from the Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council
First performance by the Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players, St Helens, Tasmania, September 1991
Commissioned by the Petra Quartet with funds from the Australia Council