Chamber Music

"Trio Australis" - Performed by the Prometheus Trio



Timothy Klabunde – Violin

Scott Tisdel – Cello

Stefanie Jacob – Piano



The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music's resident piano trio .



Critically acclaimed year after year, Prometheus Trio brings undeniable energy and superb artistry to each and every performance. 



World premiere performance Sunday, 29 January 2012



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"Authors Note" - Performed by the Southern Cross Soloists



From the recording project "Smoke Encrypted Whispers"  - a sequence of 23 poems by the leading Australian indigenous poet Samuel Wagan Watson that pairs the Brisbane-born writer’s texts with succinct musical commentaries – part reflection, part response – by 23 of the poet’s Brisbanite composer peers.



Paul Dean - Clarinet

Tania Frazer - Oboe

Leesa Dean - Bassoon
Peter Luff - Horn
Kevin Power - Piano




Since its formation in 1995, Southern Cross Soloists has become one of Australia’s most successful and widely respected chamber ensembles, establishing an international reputation for ground-breaking performance along the way.



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"Authors note"

"Under Southern Skies" - Performed by the Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestra



Led by Diana Tolme, the ensemble’s performance at the World Saxophone Congress XVI in Scotland   July 2012 as part of their 2012 International tour including a series of concerts at the Guildhall School of Music, London and the International Society of Music Education Conference in Greece from the 16th to the 20th of July. The QCSO will continue passionately promoting new work for the saxophone ensemble medium and look forward to touring schools and townships of “Outback Australia” in 2013 as a special regional collaborative music education project.



Under Southern Skies was originally composed for the 42nd international horn congress.  Sean re-scored it for Saxophone Orchestra in 2012.


 



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"Under Southern Skies"

"Moravian Gypsy Dance" - Performed by the Parhelion Trio



From the project "15 Minutes of Fame"  



Andrea Christie - Piano
Sarah Carrier - Flute
Crystal Gloria Medina - Clarinet




NYC-based Parhelion Trio—hailed as being “highly charged,” “virtuosic,” and embodying a stirring “rhythmic vitality”—is a versatile all-female ensemble that transcends styles and stereotypes. Parhelion Trio performs music ranging from beloved masterworks of the classical tradition and exciting new works by young living composers to popular music they grew up listening to.



 



"O Violino do Seu Pai" - Performed by Maria Conti


From the project "15 Minutes of Fame"  



World Premiere of Sean O'Boyle's "O Violino do Seu Pai" performed by Maria Conti for My Dad's Violin Documentary (a film by Douglas DaSilva) at the Composer's Voice concert series, December 9, 2012 at the Jan Hus Church in New York City.



The versatility of violinist Maria Conti has allowed her to expand her musical career both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, having performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall and Weill Recital Hall in New York City, as well as abroad in Venezuela with the Manhattan Symphony Orchestra.




 



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Photography - © Chrissy Maguire