Something old, something new and something jazzy from Sirius
Shows

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…

Classical Inspirations from the Sirius Ensemble
Shows

Classical Inspirations from the Sirius Ensemble

  The Sirius Chamber Ensemble connects the new with the old in a programme of classics derived from works by earlier masters. Ian Sykes, clarinet, Georgina Price, viola, Clare Kahn, cello, Julia Zeltzer, French horn, Alison Evans, bassoon, and pianist Clare Howard Race, present a programme of Beethoven, Bernstein, Neilsen and Mozart. Beethoven’s Quintet for Piano and…

The Sirius Chamber Ensemble perform Messiaen, Edwards and Beethoven
Shows

The Sirius Chamber Ensemble perform Messiaen, Edwards and Beethoven

  There are few works with titles as apocalyptic as Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time (Quatuor pour la fin du temps) which is one of the works chosen by the Sirius Chamber Ensemble for their May performance. They will also perform Ross Edwards’ Incantations for Wind Quintet and Beethoven’s Clarinet Trio in B flat major opus…