Strange Bedfellows: Chamber Music For Unusual Combinations

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

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…

Meet The Composer With The Sirius Chamber Ensemble

Meet The Composer With The Sirius Chamber Ensemble

  The Sirius Chamber Ensemble explores the music of local composers Christine Draeger and Paul Smith. Both composers have been invited to the concert to speak about their works in-between performances. Through an informal discussion you will be able to hear about their compositional influences, writing style and have your questions to the composers answered….