Archive for the ‘Concert Music’ Category

Chamber Music

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

four-for-eleven27th & 28th November. Recording Four For Eleven, a suite of pieces for large chamber ensemble, for future release. A magnificent group of musicians conducted by Roland Peelman at Trackdown.

Soltare Solaris

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Eight Harps

Eight Harps

CG recently completed Soltare Solaris, a vibrant four-minute piece for eight harps.

It will be recorded in the near future, along with its companion piece, Dust, for future release on the Magic Fire Music label.

Art Music Awards 2015

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

New England Sings!

New England Sings!

Congratulation to all at New England Conservatorium of Music, Armidale, for winning the award for Excellence in a Regional Area for their 2014 festival, New England Sings!, at last night’s Australian Art Music Awards.

CG’s piece Two Birds was commissioned for that festival.

Giselle and the Wraith Queen

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

CG and conductor Mikhail Granovsky amidst the evil wraiths

CG and conductor Mikhail Granovsky amidst the evil wraiths

CG’s new full length orchestral ballet is in its successful premiere season at the Seoul Arts Centre.

Choreographed by Graeme Murphy,

Universal Ballet, Korea,

Prime Philharmonic Orchestra.

conducted by Mikhail Granovsky.

Giselle and the Wraith Queen is a retelling of the Giselle story.

Two Birds

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

New England Sings! Choir and orchestra conducted by Lyn Williams

New England Sings! Choir and orchestra conducted by Lyn Williams

Commissioned by New England Sings! (New England Conservatorium festival in Armidale NSW) for performance on 26 October 2014.

Written for choir and orchestra, Two Birds is a setting of two poems by Judith Wright.

Giselle and the Wraith Queen

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Giselle and the Wraith Queen

Giselle and the Wraith Queen

CG has been commissioned by Universal Ballet, Korea, to compose a full length orchestral ballet in a retelling of the Giselle story to be choreographed by Graeme Murphy.

The premiere season will be in Seoul in June 2015.

Look Away

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Our first run through of Look Away
Our first run through of Look Away today.

Commissioned by Nick Byrne for performance in the US in early October Look Away is possibly the first piece ever written for the rare Ophicleide by an Australian composer.

On Reflection

Monday, July 8th, 2013

On Reflection. Sarah Willis (Horn), Jessica Buzbee (trombone), Steve Rossé (tuba) and Peter Baker (piano)

On Reflection. Sarah Willis (Horn), Jessica Buzbee (trombone), Steve Rossé (tuba) and Peter Baker (piano)

On Reflection was commissioned by the Steve Rossé and the Sydney International Brass Festival for Sarah Willis (Horn), Jessica Buzbee (trombone), Steve Rossé (tuba) and Peter Baker (piano) for performance at the festival on 5 July 2013.

Dust

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Dust premiere - Tegan Peemoeller (L) and Genevieve Lang (R)

Dust premiere - Tegan Peemoeller (L) and Genevieve Lang (R)

Commissioned by the Sydney Chamber Choir for performances in September 2012.

Dust is for multiple harps and takes its title from Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

Peace On Earth in Canberra

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

header_web2012Peace On Earth will be performed at the Canberra International Music festival on Sunday 13 May 2012.