Southern Cross Soloists : Visiting Artist Series
- Date: Friday, 8 October 2010, 6pm
- Venue: Conservatorium Recital Hall (Hobart) — Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, 5 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, TAS
- Tickets: $20 adults, $15 concession, $12 alumni — Tickets can be purchased online
Southern Cross Soloists features six of Australia’s most accomplished musicians:
Director and clarinettist Paul Dean is much in demand as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. He regularly appears at national Festivals and with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Grainger Quartet and the Endeavour Trio.
Tania Frazer, formerly the principal oboe with the Israel Symphony Orchestra enjoys a busy career as a soloist and teacher and regularly appears as the principal oboist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Leesa Dean is on the staff at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and the University of Qld. Together with Tania and Paul, Leesa performs for the Musica Viva in Schools program throughout Queensland.
Lyric soprano Margaret Schindler, a Senior Lecturer at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, is a nationally recognised teacher who is also in great demand as a recitalist, particularly for her performances of baroque and contemporary repertoire.
Horn player Peter Luff is also a Senior Lecturer at the Queensland Conservatorium, as well as acting associate principal horn with The Queensland Orchestra. He is highly regarded as a player and teacher throughout Australia while also developing a successful career as a conductor.
Kevin Power pursues a busy freelance career as a pianist, performing regularly as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. He was formerly on the staff of the Queensland Conservatorium, and is the Chorus Master and Musical Director of The Queensland Choir.
Featured non-Australian music: Brahms (arr Dean), Beethoven Quintet, Op.16
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Lines drawn from silence, op. 55a : for soprano, violin, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano (2007) by Andrew Schultz|
— performed by Southern Cross Soloists
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