Selby & Friends | Natural Wonders – Adelaide **CANCELLED**

Australian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Natural Wonders – Melbourne **CANCELLED**

Australian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Natural Wonders – Sydney **CANCELLED**

Australian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Natural Wonders – Canberra **CANCELLED**

Australian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Naturals Wonders – Turramurra **CANCELLED**

Australian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Natural Wonders **CANCELLED**

TAustralian premiered by Selby & Friends six years ago, Tower’s ‘Big Sky’ is a visceral portrait of the composer riding her favourite horse through a deep Bolivian valley. A Grammy award-winning American composer, Tower’s work is highly evocative, grounded in…

 
Selby & Friends | Mavericks – Sydney **CANCELLED**

NOTICE: Due to the current COVID lockdown order from the NSW Government and subsequent border closures, Selby & Friends deeply regrets they must cancel this concert. Full information here. This program presents the work of three fascinating composers whose impact…

 
Selby & Friends | Mavericks – Adelaide **CANCELLED**

NOTICE: Due to the current COVID lockdown order from the NSW Government and subsequent border closures, Selby & Friends deeply regrets they must cancel this concert. Full information here. Selby and Friends presents the work of three fascinating composers whose…

 
Review: Selby Serves up an Afternoon Feast

Selby & Friends | Exotic Strudel March 14, 2021, Turramurra Turramurra on a wet Sunday afternoon needed some brightness and it certainly received it from Selby & Friends whose latest offering was titled “Exotic Strudel” indicating the origin of the…

 
Selby & Friends | A Final Offering

Joining Selby for this performance are her brilliant international ‘friends’ Susie Park (Violin: Concertmaster Minnesota Symphony Orchestra), Stefanie Farrands (Principal Viola ACO) and Timo-Veikko Valve (Principal Cello ACO), in a program of Schubert, Schumann and Shostakovich. Fittingly named as each…

 
Selby & Friends’ “The Game Changers” an intriguing and fascinating program of revolutionary composers

Elena Kats-Chernin’s Blue Silence for Piano Trio must be one of the most stunning introductory pieces to a recital. Written in 2006 for her son suffering from schizophrenia, the piece is an exquisite journey into meditation and peace. I defy anyone…

 
Selby & Friends provided a vivid evening of Beethoven for the Sydney Mozart Society

The latest Sydney Mozart Society concert was cleverly timed to coincide with the opening of Vivid Chatswood but, fortunately, although the visual aspect was welcoming, we were insulated from the sound effects. On this occasion, Kathryn Selby continued her well-established…

 
Selby & Friends immensely enjoyed performing works by composers with troubled souls

I wonder what effect the title of Selby and Friends’ latest concert “Troubled Souls” had on readers? It certainly didn’t apply to the performers who clearly enjoyed the occasion immensely. They were; Julian Smiles well-known to all as, among others,…

 
Kathryn Selby has friends a-plenty – exemplary trio performance and brilliantly constructed programme

Kathryn Selby is not short of friends – the quality of her pianism and selection of her programmes is testament to that as is the number of her fans.

 
Selby & Friends’ Proud Folk was chamber music in the best tradition

Kats-Chernin’s The Spirit and the Maiden (2004), was commissioned in 2001 for the Macquarie Trio (of which Selby was a member) and has undergone several revisions since that time. It is based on an intriguing Russian fairy tale where, in…

 
Selby & Friends combines three brilliant soloists and an innovative program for Sydney Mozart Society

Hugely enjoyable with its varied innovative programme in an intimate atmosphere, an enthusiastic audience, and above all, the brilliance of its three soloists.

 
Selby & Friends: a treat for the senses

What a brilliant way to finish the year! The last of five Selby & Friends chamber music concert Tours for 2014 was certainly a treat for the senses. Kathy introduced the program as belonging to young men, as all three…

 
Selby & Friends: Swedish Delight

On a pleasant spring afternoon in the upper North Shore of Sydney, the latest concert of the Selby & Friends Tour 4 (out of 5 for 2014) showcased renowned Swedish cellist Torleif Thedeen with pianist Kathy Selby. The concert commenced…

 
Selby and Friends: In memory of a great artist

Program Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in G major, Op.121a ‘Kakadu Variations’ Gabriel Fauré Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120 Pyotr Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 ‘In Memory of a Great Artist’ This was a great chamber…

 
Selby & Friends – Collision Course

I had the privilege of attending the first of a series of concerts entitled “Collision Course” Tour 1 of Selby & Friends’ 2014 Subscription Series, chamber music provided by Kathy Selby & her colleagues playing different instruments in various combinations.…