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Southern Cross Soloists

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Random Audio Sample: Indigo invention, op. 83a : for violin and cello by Andrew Schultz, from the CD Deep blue and dirty

Articles by and about Southern Cross Soloists

4 Jun 2009 Southern Cross Soloists with Alexis Kenny by Sarah Collins

In this concert, the Australian premiere of Brett Dean’s Polysomnography was embedded within the heftiest possible cushioning – namely, three works of French late-romanticism. The evening opened with four songs from Fauré’s La Bonne Chanson (arranged by Paul Dean). Beautifully introduced and sung by soprano Margaret Schindler – attired in a stunning red toga – the songs did indeed present a type of tonal ambiguity which could be considered reasonably 'modern for Fauré, yet they were lushly offered within a swathe of velvety waves of piano arpeggiation...

28 Nov 2012 AMC now the one-stop shop for Melba, Tall Poppies, MOVE and Wirripang by Janine Marshman

Melba Recordings have recently released two new recordings of Australian music, Benaud Trio, featuring Australian piano trios, and a cycle of poems by Samuel Wagan Watson, with musical responses by Brisbane composers, Smoke Encrypted Whispers. Through a new partnership with Melba, these recordings and the entire Melba catalogue are now available to purchase through the Australian Music Centre.

World premieres given by Southern Cross Soloists

The Ground : for flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, didgeridoo, string quartet and double bass by Leah Curtis and Chris Williams— 19 Jun 22 (Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane Meanjin, QLD)

Secrets : for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, guitar, violin, viola, cello, piano by Natalie Nicolas— 21 Feb 21 (QPAC Concert Hall, QLD)

Carnival of Chinese Animals (10+ players: brass, keyboard, string, woodwind) by Lyle Chan— 17 Feb 19 (QPAC Concert Hall, QLD)

Homage to Bernstein : chamber ensemble by Matthew Hindson— 22 Jul 18 (QPAC Concert Hall, QLD)

Resound : Above and beyond by Julian Day— 25 Feb 18 (QPAC Concert Hall, QLD)

Entr'Acte I/II : bass clarinet solo by Christopher Tonkin— 9 May 17 (Salon - Melbourne Recital Centre, VIC)

Don't forget your music! (septets: flute, clarinet, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello) by Sally Greenaway— 12 Aug 16 (Bangalow Music Festival, Bangalow NSW)

Vocalise by Mark Isaacs— 15 Jun 14 (QPAC Concert Hall, QLD)

Tone poem : orchestra by Brett Dean— 18 Aug 13 (A&I Hall, Bangalow, NSW)

Chamber concerto No.2 : for violin, guitar, harp and ensemble by Stuart Greenbaum— 13 Aug 11 (Bangalow Festival, A&I Hall, Bangalow NSW)

All those ways of leaving : for soprano, wind quartet and piano by Stuart Greenbaum— 29 Nov 09 (Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane)

Song of city ghosts : for oboe, bass clarinet in Bb, horn in F, bassoon and piano by Lisa Cheney— 30 Nov 08 (State Library of Queensland, Brisbane)

Old tribal woman (quintets: oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano) by Michael Knopf— Nov 08 (Queensland State Library, Brisbane)

Snapshots : mezzo-soprano voice with chamber ensemble by Betty Beath— Nov 08 (State Library of Queensland, Brisbane)

Prophecy songs : for voice and ensemble by James Ledger— 22 Oct 08 (Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, Brisbane)

Lines drawn from silence, op. 55a : for soprano, violin, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano by Andrew Schultz— 24 Oct 07 (Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane)

Mondrian interiors : for solo harp, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano by Stuart Greenbaum— 16 May 07 (Conservatorium Theatre, Southbank, Brisbane)

Towards the psalms : for voice and ensemble by Betty Beath— 30 Sep 04 (Customs House, Brisbane)

Abandoned drive-in (quintets: oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, piano) by James Ledger— 27 Oct 02 (Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane)

Air : for oboe and clarinet by Paul Stanhope— 18 Oct 01 (Queensland Conservatorium Theatre)

Ragtime remembered : for quintet by Mary Mageau— 6 Apr 01 (Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank, Brisbane)

Impulse : wind quintet by Caroline Szeto— 20 Oct 00 (St. Andrew's Uniting Church, Brisbane)

Songs for the Shadowland : for soprano, wind quartet and piano by Paul Stanhope— 18 Jul 99 (Queensland Art Gallery)

Dawn interlude : solo horn in F by Paul Stanhope— Jun 99 (Queensland Biennial Festival of Music)

Breathtaking : cantata for mezzo-soprano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano by Gordon Kerry— 9 May 99 (Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane)