Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Meet the Composer

Sirius Chamber Ensemble is joined by Melbourne-based composers, Eve Duncan and Dr Houston Dunleavy to discuss their work alongside performances of their compositions.

Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Songs My Mother Taught Me

Sirius Chamber Ensemble will present a special concert program dedicated to mothers. Each work performed explores different relationships experienced between mother and child.

Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Where The Heart Is

Tickets: $30 Adults, $20 Concession, $10 Children Where The Heart Is is a collaborative fundraiser for the not-for-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity Australia. The concert program will focus on the plight of the homeless in our society, featuring works by…

Q&A | Sirius Chamber Ensemble about Where the Heart Is

On Saturday 21 October 2017, Sirius Chamber Ensemble is performing Where The Heart Is – a collaborative fundraiser for the not-for-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity Australia. The concert program will focus on the plight of the homeless in our society,…

Alan Holley talks about his works being performed by Sirius Chamber Ensemble

In the lead up to Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s concert on Friday 23 June, 2017, I interviewed Alan Holley who composed most of the works in the program. Kate: Sirius Chamber Ensemble has performed several of your compositions and you have…

Sirius Chamber Ensemble bring many Musical Tales to life with caring, exciting and authoritative performances

This recital by the Sirius Chamber Ensemble was as much about words as it was music. Each of the five works had spoken text and their success as integrated compositions was due in the main to the quality of the…

A great variety of wind quintets and community feel from Sirius Ensemble

Elena Kats-Chernin captivated the audience, Christine Draeger showcased their rich sound, Andrew Schultz was intriguing, Julio Medaglia was fun, Nielsen a great way to finish

Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Meet the composer

A wonderful series featuring composers, this time Christine Draeger & Paul Smith. It’s rare for an unfunded group have a concert wholly of new Australian works.

Sirius Chamber Ensemble – music-making with a smile

SIRIUS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE 26th April, 2014 Glebe Justice Centre (formerly Glebe Cafe Church) The core players in the Sirius Chamber Ensemble, as evidenced in the recital in the informal surrounds of the Glebe Justice Centre, make up a wind quintet.…

Sirius Chamber Ensemble – The Americas

Saturday’s Sirius Chamber Ensemble concert was the best I’ve heard them perform. They’re not showy, just love to perform the music.

Pondering: What influences our enjoyment of music performed live?

I recently found myself in a concert attending frenzy. In the midst of this I heard the same piece of music performed twice and Sophr, who I’ve not heard often, in two concerts. It caused me to ponder… What factors…

Sirius Chamber Ensemble

I had a wonderful chat with Ian Sykes from Sirius Chamber Ensemble. We talked about: [list type=’arrow’] Musician superstitions Wonderful acoustics of a church Dancing in the isles during Martinu New work “Mestizo Dances” by Nigel Ubrihien being premiered [/list]…

Rehearsals have started for Sirius Ensemble concert with the Bancroft Quartet

The Sirius Chamber Ensemble has started rehearsals for their November concert at St Philip’s Church in Sydney. The Ensemble already includes two members of the Bancroft Quartet and will be joined by the other members for this concert. This will…

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