The Sirius Woodwind Trio Performs
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The Sirius Woodwind Trio Performs

  The Sirius Woodwind Trio comprising flautist Melissa Coleman, clarinettist Ian Sykes and  bassoonist Alison Evans presents a short program featuring music by Piston, Greenbaum, Washburn and Szekely as part of the Australia Day recitals at St Stephen’s Uniting Church in Macquarie Street. The concert is free.

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…

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…