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Arcko Symphonic Ensemble

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Random Audio Sample: X-ray baby : for improvising orchestra by Caerwen Martin, from the CD X-ray baby

Articles by and about Arcko Symphonic Ensemble

4 Apr 2012 2012 Art Music Awards - comments by judging panels by Australian Music Centre

The Art Music Awards gala event held at the Playhouse, Sydney Opera House, on Tuesday 3 April 2012, honoured winners across ten national categories and in seven state awards. The comments below reflect the difficult task the judging panel members faced when choosing first the finalists and finally the winners from a considerable number of high-quality works. See also: '2012 Art Music Awards - winners' (news article on Resonate 4 April 2012.)

21 Mar 2013 Arcko at the tip of the iceberg by Timothy Phillips

Since Michael Kieran Harvey’s Peggy Glanville Hicks address last year there has been a fair bit of debate around the place of Australian classical music on the stages and in the programs of Australia’s leading music organisations and concert halls. It is also an apt time to reflect on a group that for five years has quietly been tackling this situation head-on with programs jam packed full of Australian music!

31 Jul 2014 2014 Art Music Awards - finalists by Australian Music Centre

APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) and the Australian Music Centre are proud to announce the finalists for the 2014 Art Music Awards. Once again, the hard work by judging panels has produced a strong as well as varied list of finalists, with all the ingredients of an exciting awards night: established names as well as up-and-coming artists, women as well as men, intimate pieces as well as dramatic works requiring big forces and spacious venues, solo works and projects as well as collaborations.

Works commissioned by Arcko Symphonic Ensemble

Silent spring by Karen Heath

If not in this world by Andrew Harrison

Works commissioned and written for Arcko Symphonic Ensemble

Silent spring by Karen Heath

Into the outer by Annie Hsieh

Like a maelstrom by Brendan Colbert

World premieres given by Arcko Symphonic Ensemble

Neon Highway : Oboe Concerto by Luke Styles— 25 Oct 19 (St Stephen's Anglican Church, Richmond, VIC)

Meditations on der Krieg : large chamber ensemble by Rohan Phillips— 10 Nov 18 (St Paul's Cathedral (Bendigo), VIC)

If not in this world : a scene for soprano, baritone and chamber orchestra by Andrew Harrison— 10 Nov 18 (St Paul's Cathedral (Bendigo), VIC)

Silent spring : large chamber ensemble by Karen Heath— 27 Oct 17 (Church of All Nations, VIC)

Night alchemy : for chamber ensemble by Christine McCombe— 27 Oct 17 (Church of All Nations, VIC)

Oboe concerto : sticks, leaves, butterflies by Caerwen Martin— 16 Jul 16 (Church of All Nations, VIC)

Kolam : for orchestra by Tim Dargaville— 19 Mar 16 (Church of All Nations, VIC)

From joyous leaves : concerto for piano and chamber orchestra by Elliott Gyger— 31 Oct 15 (Iwaki Auditorium, VIC)

Like a maelstrom : for piano, trumpet in C and chamber orchestra by Brendan Colbert— 21 Feb 15 (Church of All Nations, VIC)

Sarabande : chamber concerto for piano and small ensemble by Rohan Phillips— 13 Dec 14 (Northcote Town Hall, VIC)

Into the outer : for 13 solo strings by Annie Hsieh— 26 Jul 14 (Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne)

X-ray baby : for improvising orchestra by Caerwen Martin— 2 Nov 13 (Northcote Town Hall, VIC)

A glimmer of foresight : for small ensemble by Vincent Giles— May 12 (Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne)

KURSK : An Oratorio Requiem by David Chisholm— 22 Oct 11 (Melbourne Recital Centre, VIC)

Particle zoo II (piano with chamber ensemble) by Kate Neal— 17 Jul 10 (North Melbourne Town Hall)

...floating in the void... : for string orchestra by Brendan Colbert— 30 May 09 (Richmond Uniting Church, VIC)

Dinner dances : for string orchestra by Tim Dargaville— 30 May 09 (Richmond Uniting Church, VIC)

Analysis & Media

- Video: Into the outer