Strange Bedfellows: Chamber Music For Unusual Combinations
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Strange Bedfellows: Chamber Music For Unusual Combinations

The Sirius Chamber Ensemble presents its last performance of its 2014 series which will feature the Australian premiere of the recently published original version of Aaron Copland’s Quiet City and a new work written especially for Sirius by Australian composer Paul Smith. The programme:  Prokofiev, S: Overture on Hebrew themes for clarinet, string quartet and piano;  Smith, P: The…

A Trio At Lunch
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A Trio At Lunch

Members of the Sirius Chamber Ensemble, Ian Sykes (clarinet), Georgina Price (viola) and Claire Howard Race (piano) present a lunchtime concert of chamber music in the city. The programme: Saint-Saëns C: Clarinet Sonata Op.167 Mozart W.A: Trio in E flat for clarinet, viola and piano, K 498,  “Kegelstatt“ Entry to the concert is free entry; donations…

Something old, something new and something jazzy from Sirius
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Something old, something new and something jazzy from Sirius

  A new composition, written especially for the performers, is part of the Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s final concert for 2012. Complementing the programme are well-loved masterpieces and a jazz ballet suite. Sydney-based composer, arranger and performer Nigel Ubrihien composed the septet Mestizo Dances after his travels in Mexico. It’s  written for an unusual mix of wind and string…