Commissioned by Nick Hewett
Chamber music - mixed instrumentation
This is a large section containing music for different combinations of winds, strings, percussion and keyboards, including four chamber concertos.
Please click work titles for more information and resources (audio, sheet music, program note etc.) about individual works in this category.
Polly’s Dance (2019)
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
1. Night Flight -- 2. Fanfares -- 3. Lullaby for Lost Children.
Commissioned by Plexus
First performance by Plexus, Melbourne Recital Hall, Melbourne, 29 May 2017
1(=picc)-1-1(=bass cl)-1(=contrabsn) / 1-0-0-0 / pno / 1-1-1-1-1
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
Slow Air (2014)
Commissioned for Ensemble Three by the University of Melbourne
First performance by Ensemble Three, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 10 July 2014
The Scattering of Light (2010)
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
The spirit of the staircase (2009)
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
On Winter’s Traces (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
Oma kodu (2006)
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
Chamber Concerto No 4 (2002)
Commissioned by the University of New South Wales for the Australia Ensemble
First performance by the Australia Ensemble, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 October 2003