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"One notable achievement was the discovery that a piece by a homegrown talent, Paul Dean, could stand proudly in the company of those of Sibelius and Mahler" – Daily Review

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Ensemble Q Livestream

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23 Aug 2021

THE NATIONAL LIVE STREAM STARTS AT 7PM AEST

Every so often a new work comes along that makes us all sit up and take notice, startled as we do so; Paul Dean’s concerto for cello and wind quintet is such a piece. It is gritty, lyrical, compelling, and in Trish Dean, has a phenomenal advocate. She is well-matched by Paul and the other members of Ensemble Q, a sharp-shooting group of renowned wind soloists in Brisbane, brought together out of the desire to create a collection of ‘exceptional players and wonderful people’. 

This program demands much from each player, perfectly framed by the different ways in which composers since Beethoven have thought about wind instruments. It’s funny to think of the Ligeti and Barber works being composed within two years of each other, for they could not be more different – Barber an exponent of mid-century American lyricism, Ligeti an uncompromising modernist. They nonetheless rub shoulders most happily in this program, a snapshot of virtuosic wind writing. 

PAUL DEAN CLARINET AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
TRISH DEAN CELLO AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
VIRGINIA TAYLOR FLUTE
HUW JONES OBOE
PETER LUFF HORN
DAVID MITCHELL BASSOON

HOW TO WATCH THE CONCERT

Enjoy the live streamed performance at Sydney's City Recital Hall from the comfort of your own home.

You will receive an email confirmation with the link to watch the concert online. If you’re watching on your phone or computer we recommend using headphones or connecting to external speakers.

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

BRITTEN Ciaccona from Second Suite for Cello, Op. 80 (1967)
LIGETI Six Bagatelles for wind quintet (1953)
DEBUSSY Syrinx (1913)
BEETHOVEN Variations on ‘La ci darem’ (1795)
BARBER Summer Music, Op. 31 (1955)
PAUL DEAN Concerto for Cello and Wind Quintet (2018)

To our Ensemble Patrons Ian and Caroline Frazer for their support of this tour.

And to our Concert Champions:​

  • Priscilla Adey and Peter Ratcliffe, and Gale Spalvins (Sydney)
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TICKET INFORMATION

Ticket sales close 30 minutes prior to the start of the concert.

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Please contact our Box Office team at [email protected] or on 1800 688 482 if you require assistance.