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Southern Cross Soloists

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Random Audio Sample: I dream of sacred ... I am my dream : soprano with ensemble by William Barton, from the CD Kalkadungu

Articles by and about Southern Cross Soloists

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...

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

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)

Silver swans (octets: oboe, clarinet, horn, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass - with live electronics) by James Ledger— 18 Nov 12 (QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane)

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)

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)