Sirius Chamber Ensemble Explores Musical Tales

Sirius Chamber Ensemble Explores Musical Tales

Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s first concert for 2017, Musical Tales, will explore the connections between music and the spoken voice.  This year the ensemble presents its concerts at Christ Church, Lavender Bay. In Musical Tales Sirius Chamber Ensemble will present an eclectic program intertwining music and spoken narrative which will feature several Australian composers and a range…

Sirius Ensemble: Birdsong In Music

Sirius Ensemble: Birdsong In Music

Birdsong has inspired the creation of music for centuries. Its repeated motifs and interval patterns are distinctive, melodic, and perfectly suited for imitation or adaptation into a larger musical work. Australian composers have particularly been inspired by native birdsong to create a uniquely Australian sound. Sirius Chamber Ensemble has collated a program of music which…

Music For Wind Quintet From Sirius Chamber Ensemble

Music For Wind Quintet From Sirius Chamber Ensemble

Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s first project for the year is a concert of music for wind quintet, featuring classics from the repertoire alongside recent music by Australian composers. Performances will be held in Sydney, Picton and Newcastle. Carl Nielsen’s Quintet Op.43 is perhaps the best-known and loved work for wind quintet. Dedicated to the members of…