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2011 Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival


2011 Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival

  • Date: Sunday, 3 July 2011 to Wednesday, 6 July 2011
  • Venue: University of Melbourne (Southbank) and Melbourne Recital Centre — Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Four days of sublime music for clarinet and saxophone, featuring artists from around Australia, Europe, Asia and the USA. The Australian Clarinet and Saxophone Festival is a unique opportunity to experience rarely heard chamber music repertoire performed by some of the finest clarinet and saxophone soloists in the world.


Australian: Sue Newsome, Micheal Duke, Romp Duo, Robert Schubert, David Griffiths, Alan Vivian, Ros Dunlop, Lawrence Dobell, Peter Jenkin, Continuum Sax, Richard Haynes, Carl Rosman, Irit Silver, Heather Monkhouse, Jabra Latham, Floyd Williams, David Thomas, Clarion214, Christina Leonard, Katia Beaugeais, Clarity

International: Phillipe Cuper (France), Phillipe Geiss (France), Dr Chales West (USA), Prof Li Sichuan (China), Ao Kun (China), Dr Noah Getz (USA), Dr Jeremy Reynolds (USA),

Featured non-Australian music: Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to info@clasax.org.au

Featured Australian Works

Bo : saxophone solo (1999) by Barry Cockcroft
Digital sheet music sample Concerto for clarinet and chamber orchestra (clarinet with chamber orchestra) (2007) by Peter Tahourdin — World premiere
Dancing in the snake pit : clarinet with piano (1998) by Maria Grenfell
Epitomes : clarinet with piano by Don Kay
Frenzy and folly, fire and joy : concert study after John Shaw Neilson for solo clarinet in B flat (1999) by Graham Hair
Ganba : saxophone with piano (2010) by Anne Boyd — World premiere
If stars are lit : saxophone with piano (2010) by Michael Smetanin — World premiere
Digital sheet music sample Invisible dance for soprano saxophone and piano : saxophone with piano (2006) by Tim Dargaville — World premiere
Melbourne Sonata by Barry Cockcroft — World premiere
Nargis : saxophone with piano by Katia Beaugeais — World premiere
Onomatopoeia : for bass clarinet solo & digital delay (1984) by Nigel Westlake
Papua Merdeka (quintets: saxophone, piano, violin, viola, double bass) by Martin Wesley-Smith
Repetepetition : for soprano saxophone and piano (2011) by Matthew Hindson
The Bee Trap by Margery Smith
Twelve Duos (duos: 2 saxophones) by Russell Gilmour
Wild : saxophone solo by Colin Bright
X suite : saxophone with piano (2009) by Mark Zadro — World premiere
 Graphic Suite for mixed ensemble by Martin Kay

Featured artists

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