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…

The Sirius Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘Voices in Exile’
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The Sirius Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘Voices in Exile’

  The Sirius Chamber Ensemble focuses on the music of composers who worked under the communist regimes in the former Soviet Union. Their creativity flourished despite the repressive environment in which they lived and despite heavy censorship, fear of deportation or death, composers in this period produced some of the most profound music of the…