Commissioned Australian Composers

Commissioned Australian Composers

1980 - 2017

1984 – Carl VineCafé Concertino commissioned by Musica Viva Australia
1987 – Graham HairConcerto for clarinettist and double ensemble
1988 – Carl VineMiniature IV
1989 Gerard BrophySeraphita (first performance, commissioned by the NSW Premier’s Award for Composers)
1989 – Nigel WestlakeRefractions at Summercloud Bay
1990 – Bozidar KosCatena 2
1992 – Roger SmalleyPoles Apart
1993 – Gordon KerrySonata da camera
1995 – Brenton BroadstockCelebration – A Symphony for Chamber Ensemble
1995 – Andrew Schultz, Circle Ground
1996 – Julian YuVariations on a Theme by Paganini, Op.37
1997 – Elliott Gygersi doux for six instruments
1997 – Liza LimThe Heart’s Ear
1999 – Barry ConynghamYearnings  
2000 – Elena Kats-CherninBottleneck Blues
2000 – Martin Wesley-Smithfin/début
2001 – Christine McCombeNight Alchemy
2002 – Mark IsaacsKensington Rags
2002 Raffaele MarcellinoThe Art of Perception
2003 – Andrew FordChamber Concerto No. 4
2004 – Ross EdwardsIsland Landfall
2005 – Nigel WestlakeString Quartet commissioned by K.W.Tribe for the Goldner String Quartet through Musica Viva Australia
2006 – Peter SculthorpeDarwin Calypso
2007 – Nigel WestlakeRare Sugar
2007 – John PetersonGuilty Pleasures
2007 – Andrew FordOma Kodu
2008 – Stuart GreenbaumEaster Island
2009 – Paul StanhopeLight and Motion Studies
2009 – Anniversary miniatures
Ross EdwardsRetrospective
Andrew FordOn Winter’s Traces
Martin Wesley-SmithInvention 1
Peter SculthorpeA Little Song of Love
Elena Kats-CherninBirthday Miniature
Raffaele MarcellinoLes Darcy Dances
2010 – Mark IsaacsString Sextet
2010 – Matthew Hindson Light is Both a Particle and a Wave commissioned by Justice Jane Mathews
2011 – Brett Dean Sextet  International co-commission with the Nash Ensemble and eighth blackbird
2011 – Barry Conyngham Showboat Kalang
2012 – Elena Kats-Chernin Interludes and a rag  commissioned by 2MBS-FM
2012 Andrew Schultz One Sound
2012 – Maria Grenfell Ten Suns Ablaze commissioned by Sean Buck
2013 - John Peterson Double entendre for piano quintet and two dancers, supported by the Creative Practice Lab in the School of the Arts and Media UNSW
2015 -  Ross Edwards Animisms commissioned in celebration of Peter Maxwell Davies' 80th birthday
2016 - Gordon Kerry while the music lasts commissioned by Dr Patricia Brown in honour of Professor Roger Covell
2016 - Andrew Ball Three Dreams in Pulse for clarinet and piano commissioned by Dr Andrew Kennedy, and dedicated to Catherine McCorkill
2016 - Ian Munro Three Birds for soprano, clarinet, cello and piano commissioned by Norma Hawkins in memory of Dr Bruce Hawkins
2017 - Felicity Wilcox New work for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano and film