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Australia Ensemble: The Sound of Pictures

16 September 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEST

Tickets: $50/$38/$30/$15

Presented by Radio National’s The Music Show host, Andrew Ford, this program represents a new offering from the Australia Ensemble: an exploration of music written by composers for film as well as concert music that makes use of the moving image as part of its presentation. We explore music by some of the famous names from the screen as well as music by Andrew Ford himself, and a new work by Felicity Wilcox that explore the sound of pictures in novel and exciting ways.

Artistic Chair: Paul Stanhope


  • Andrew Ford (Guest Artist: Host)
  • Claire Edwards (Guest Artist: percussion)
  • Dene Olding (violin)
  • Dimity Hall (violin)
  • Irina Morozova (viola)
  • Julian Smiles (cello)
  • Ian Munro (piano)
  • Geoffrey Collins (flute)
  • David Griffiths (clarinet)


  • Andrew Ford – Scherzo Perpetuo for string quartet and film
  • Felicity Wilcox – New Work (world premiere) for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano and film

plus works of composers including Bernard Herrmann, Nino Rota, Arthur Benjamin and Dmitri Shostakovich

“What I like about the Australia Ensemble is the variety in every program.”
– Jacqui Smith, ClassikON March 2016



UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington
High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia