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  • KEVIN PETER TANIA PAUL MARGARET ALAN PATRICK POWER LUFF FRAZER DEAN SCHINDLER SMITH MURPHY

    SOUTHERN CROSS SOLOISTSSOUTHERN CROSS SOLOISTSQPACS ENSEMBLE IN RESIDENCEQPACS ENSEMBLE IN RESIDENCE

    SEASON 2013SEASON 2013

    MANDOLIN MASTERY AVI AVITAL MANDOLIN MANDOLINRHYTHM AND DANCE TIMOTHY CONSTABLE TIMOTHY CONSTABLE PERCUSSIONCELEBRATION LI-WEI QIN CELLO

  • MESSAGE FROM HER EXCELLENCY MS QUENTIN BRYCE AC ACOGOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

    As Patron of Southern Cross Soloists I have looked on with pride witnessing the ensemble grow and sustain a long-term position in the Australian classical music scene. It is the friendly spirit and nature of the ensemble, and their stylish and elegant performances that endear them to audiences across the country.

    Across their 18 year history, the group has earned a reputation as one of the fi nest chamber music ensembles in Australia. This reputation is earned from their busy schedule of national performances, at the Bangalow Music Festival in northern NSW and the award-winning Sunwater and Stanwell Winter Music School. These bring outstanding opportunities to music students from rural centres of Queensland.

    I had the pleasure of welcoming the Southern Cross Soloists to Government House last September. The ensemble delivered a beautiful program of music to the delight of all in attendance.

    I wish Southern Cross Soloists all the best for their activities in 2013.

    Southern Cross Soloists, including inaugural intern, Macarthur Clough, (clarinet) with Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC ACO

  • It is with great pleasure that I welcome the Southern Cross Soloists back to the Concert Hall stage for their 2013 season.

    Building on a remarkably successful year which increased their audience reach and broadened their repertoire, the Southern Cross Soloists 2013 concert series once again offers a diverse selection of familiar classics, little known works and world premieres. It will not only showcase the individual talents of QPACs ensemble in residence, but offer the opportunity for collaboration with internationally renowned soloists.

    QPAC is committed to supporting the activities of this fi ne chamber ensemble from the presentation of their annual series to featuring their talents in events such as the Out of the Box festival for children and Brisbane Open House.

    Congratulations to Creative Director Tania Frazer and all of the members of the ensemble for their ongoing commitment to the development of chamber music in Australia.

    Im sure that you will enjoy Sunday afternoons with the Southern Cross Soloists.

    Being Artistic Director Laureate of this long established and fi ne chamber ensemble gives me a large amount of pride. I am delighted to see the groups many pursuits throughout the annual season of events remaining vibrant, eclectic and relevant. With the benefi t of being able to watch the continued growth from 2000 kilometres away, I can honestly and proudly say that SxS has created a signifi cant and valuable mark on the Australian music scene. I look forward to playing for you in 2013.

    Welcome to 2013 with Southern Cross Soloists and an exceptional program brimming with fi rst time soloists and music from traditional through to the modern day.

    In usual SxS style we are again pushing boundaries and defying conventions as we celebrate our 18th year as one of the few permanent chamber ensembles in Australia. We are delighted to be returning to the ambience of the superb QPAC Concert Hall for our 2013 series as ensemble in residence.

    We have three exquisite soloists this year all new to Southern Cross Soloists.

    Deutsche Grammophon Artist and Grammy award nominee, Avi Avital, is taking the world by storm with the beautiful strains of his mandolin and this will be his inaugural trip to Australia (actually to the Southern Hemisphere). Plus this will also be our fi rst ever concert with a mandolin guest soloist.

    Our second concert will be a knockout with gregarious, rogue percussion soloist Timothy Constable and the exquisite dancing of Kimberly Davis, Stacey McCallum and Shane Weatherby, choreographed by Rosetta Cook from 2ballerinas.

    For our third concert we are thrilled to welcome our fi rst guest solo cellist and what a cellist Li-Wei Qin is! Silver medalist at the 2001 Tchaikovsky Competition and 2002 Young Australian of the Year, Li-Wei is now an internationally acclaimed cello soloist and Universal Music recording artist. We are certainly looking forward to hearing his electrifying virtuosity, glorious sound and superb musicianship.

    2013 will be yet another vintage year with something to capture everyones imagination. So see you on Sundays in 2013 sit back and indulge in our afternoon chamberfest!

    MESSAGE FROM JOHN KOTZASCHIEF EXECUTIVE QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

    MESSAGE FROM TANIA FRAZERCREATIVE DIRECTOR SOUTHERN CROSS SOLOISTS

    MESSAGE FROM PAUL DEANARTISTIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE SOUTHERN CROSS SOLOISTS

  • About Southern Cross SoloistsSince its formation in 1995, Southern Cross Soloists has become one of Australias most successful and widely respected chamber ensembles, establishing an international reputation for ground-breaking performance along the way.

    The members of the Soloists are highly respected and sought-after musicians: Tania Frazer (oboe), Paul Dean (clarinet), Peter Luff (horn), Kevin Power (piano), Margaret Schindler (soprano), Alan Smith (violin) and Patrick Murphy (cello). The groups unique combination of instruments allows for the performance of a wide variety of repertoire. They have undertaken successful international tours to the United States, New Zealand, China, Canada, South Korea and Singapore. They tour nationally each year, often with guest artists, and are guests of events such as the Camden Haven Festival, Brisbane Festival, Queensland Music Festival, and the Townsville International Festival of Chamber Music.

    The esteemed Bangalow Music Festival was established by the ensemble in 2002. The festival has been described by Peter Sculthorpe as the most exciting festival outside a capital city and has attracted artists including Ilya Konovalov, the Australian String Quartet, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, Genevieve Lacey and Brett Dean.

    Dedication to music education takes the ensemble throughout regional Queensland each year. 2006 witnessed the launch of the Sunwater and Stanwell Winter Music School where students from across Queensland gathered the launch of the Sunwater and Stanwell Winter Music School where students from across Queensland gathered for an intensive week of rehearsals, workshops and concerts. The enormous success of this event has led to for an intensive week of rehearsals, workshops and concerts. The enormous success of this event has led to its annual inclusion in the Soloists calendar from 2008, and in 2009, the school received the APRA Award for its annual inclusion in the Soloists calendar from 2008, and in 2009, the school received the APRA Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Music Education in Australia. Southern Cross Soloists supports the career Most Outstanding Contribution to Music Education in Australia. Southern Cross Soloists supports the career Most Outstanding Contribution to Music Education in Australia. Southern Cross Soloists supports the career development of young professionals and in 2012 appointed Macarthur Clough (clarinet) as inaugural intern.development of young professionals and in 2012 appointed Macarthur Clough (clarinet) as inaugural intern.development of young professionals and in 2012 appointed Macarthur Clough (clarinet) as inaugural intern.development of young professionals and in 2012 appointed Macarthur Clough (clarinet) as inaugural intern.

    Southern Cross Soloists has a strong commitment to commissioning and performing Australian music and has Southern Cross Soloists has a strong commitment to commissioning and performing Australian music and has Southern Cross Soloists has a strong commitment to commissioning and performing Australian music and has Southern Cross Soloists has a strong commitment to commissioning and performing Australian music and has commissioned works by composers including Paul Stanhope, Gerard Brophy, Gordon Kerry, Andrew Schultz and commissioned works by composers including Paul Stanhope, Gerard Brophy, Gordon Kerry, Andrew Schultz and commissioned works by composers including Paul Stanhope, Gerard Brophy, Gordon Kerry, Andrew Schultz and commissioned works by composers including Paul Stanhope, Gerard Brophy, Gordon Kerry, Andrew Schultz and James Ledger.

    Southern Cross Soloists is currently Ensemble in Residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.Southern Cross Soloists is currently Ensemble in Residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.Southern Cross Soloists is currently Ensemble in Residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.Southern Cross Soloists is currently Ensemble in Residence at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

  • Mandolin MasteryMandolin MasterySUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY, 3PM CONCERT HALL, INTIMATE MODECONCERT HALL, INTIMATE MODE

    Avi Avital, Mandolin

    Deutsche Grammophon artist and Grammy nominated mandolin virtuoso, Avi Avital, joins the Southern Cross Soloists Deutsche Grammophon artist and Grammy nominated mandolin virtuoso, Avi Avital, joins the Southern Cross Soloists in their fi rst concert of 2013 in a stunning program featuring Baroque masterworks and traditional folk songs.in their fi rst concert of 2013 in a stunning program featuring Baroque masterworks and traditional folk songs.

    This Israeli mandolin master charms audiences with his striking musicianship, technical brilliance and fl amboyant style. This Israeli mandolin master charms audiences with his striking musicianship, technical brilliance and fl amboyant style. The concert will showcase his extraordinary talents as we circle the globe visiting countries including France, Italy and The concert will showcase his extraordinary talents as we circle the globe visiting countries including France, Italy and Hungary. Be captivated with Avis performance of Blochs famous and haunting Hungary. Be captivated with Avis performance of Blochs famous and haunting Nigun Hebrew for melody.

    Program

    BACH (arr. Avital) Concerto in G Minor BWV 1056 (arr. Avital) Concerto in G Minor BWV 1056

    LULLY Se que me muero Se que me muero

    DEBUSSY Petite Suite Petite Suite

    DVORK Slavonic DanceSlavonic Dance

    STANHOPE Dolcissimo UscignoloDolcissimo Uscignolo

    BLOCH NigunNigun from Baal Shem Suite

    BARTK Folk Songs Folk SongsBARTK Folk SongsBARTK

    MONTI CzardasCzardas

    AVI AVITAL

    Recognised by The New York Times for his exquisitely sensitive playing and stunning agility, Avi Avital is the fi rst mandolin player to receive a Grammy nomination in the category Best Instrumental Soloist and records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. Internationally renowned for his performances at venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing and Wigmore Hall in London, this will be his Australian debut performance.

    DVORKDVORK

  • Rhythm and DanceRhythm and DanceSUNDAY 23 JUNE, 3PMCONCERT HALL, INTIMATE MODE

    Timothy Constable, PercussionStacey McCallum, Kimberley Davis, Shane Weatherby, DancersStacey McCallum, Kimberley Davis, Shane Weatherby, DancersRosetta Cook, from 2ballerinas, ChoreographerRosetta Cook, from 2ballerinas, Choreographer

    Southern Cross Soloists take a spin in a new direction with the addition of rhythm and dance to their traditional Southern Cross Soloists take a spin in a new direction with the addition of rhythm and dance to their traditional chamber repertoire.

    Movement and percussion have been part of the human experience since time immemorial. Throughout history, dance has Movement and percussion have been part of the human experience since time immemorial. Throughout history, dance has been used to tell stories in ceremonies, rituals and entertainment and has often been accompanied by rhythmic music.been used to tell stories in ceremonies, rituals and entertainment and has often been accompanied by rhythmic music.

    So, when Southern Cross Soloists invited percussionist Timothy Constable (an absolute audience favourite) to take part in So, when Southern Cross Soloists invited percussionist Timothy Constable (an absolute audience favourite) to take part in this concert, it was with excitement that he agreed to participate as both guest soloist and composer. With an eclectic mix this concert, it was with excitement that he agreed to participate as both guest soloist and composer. With an eclectic mix of works from the Baroque to the brand new, theres something for everyone in this vibrant program.of works from the Baroque to the brand new, theres something for everyone in this vibrant program.

    Program

    BACH Violin Partita in E BWV 1006 Violin Partita in E BWV 1006

    MONTEVERDI Chiomo doro; Zefi ro TornaChiomo doro; Zefi ro Torna

    GLAZUNOV Idyll

    PROKOFIEV Cinderella Suite Suite

    GLASS Facades

    CONSTABLE New Work World Premiere New Work World Premiere

    WEILL The Saga of JennyThe Saga of Jenny

    TIMOTHY CONSTABLE

    Award-winning percussionist, composer, producer and singer, Timothy Constable is Artistic Director of Synergy, Australias premiere percussion group. He also appears as guest artist throughout Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Europe and South East Asia.

    2BALLERINAS

    Established in 2007, former Queensland Ballet Principal Ballerinas Rosetta Cook and Michelle Giammichele combine their extensive experience as dancers, teachers and choreographers in ballet and contemporary dance.

    Photographer: Dylan Evans. Dancers: Stacey McCallum and Shane Weatherby.Photographer: Dylan Evans. Dancers: Stacey McCallum and Shane Weatherby.

  • CelebrationSUNDAY 20 OCTOBER, 3PM SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER, 3PM CONCERT HALL, INTIMATE MODECONCERT HALL, INTIMATE MODE

    Li-Wei Qin, Cello

    The Soloists fi nish their season on a high note with the brilliance and refi ned musicality of cellist Li-Wei Qin.The Soloists fi nish their season on a high note with the brilliance and refi ned musicality of cellist Li-Wei Qin.

    An exclusive Universal Music artist, Li-Wei Qin is well known for his artistry and sincerity of interpretation An exclusive Universal Music artist, Li-Wei Qin is well known for his artistry and sincerity of interpretation and this sumptuous concert will explore the beauty and versatility of his cello. and this sumptuous concert will explore the beauty and versatility of his cello.

    The program fl ows from the fi ery Italian repertoire of Paganini, Vivaldi and Rossini to the lush sounds of Sibelius, The program fl ows from the fi ery Italian repertoire of Paganini, Vivaldi and Rossini to the lush sounds of Sibelius, Grieg and Andr Previns exquisite Grieg and Andr Previns exquisite Vocalise, and ends with the joyous fun of Matthew Hindson. This will truly be a celebration to remember.

    Program

    VIVALDI Sonata for Cello in E minor Sonata for Cello in E minor

    ROSSINI Three excerpts from Three excerpts from Serate Musicali

    PAGANINI Moses Variations

    PREVIN Vocalise

    SIBELIUS The Swan of Tuonela

    GRIEG Two Songs Two Songs

    HINDSON Celebration

    LI-WEI QIN

    Li-Wei Qin has appeared all over the world as a soloist and chamber musician. He won First Prize in the prestigious Naumburg Competition in New York in 2001, and has since performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic and Australian Chamber Orchestra, amongst many others.

  • Paul Dean CLARINETClarinetist and Artistic Director Laureate Paul Dean is the Artistic Director of the Australian National Academy of Music and is in much demand as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. He regularly appears at both Australian and international music festivals and has appeared as a soloist with most of the major orchestras and chamber ensembles in Australia.

    Margaret Schindler SOPRANOLyric soprano Margaret Schindler, a Senior Lecturer at Queensland Conservatorium Griffi th University, is a nationally recognised teacher who is also in great demand as a recitalist, particularly for her performances of Baroque and contemporary repertoire. Margaret has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Australia and Europe.

    Tania Frazer OBOECreative Director Tania Frazer, formerly Principal Oboe with the Israel Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, enjoys a busy career as a soloist and teacher. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, Tania won fi rst prize at the Coleman International Competition in Los Angeles, the Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee Award in London and has appeared in orchestras all over the world under conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel, Christoph Eschenbach, Neemi Jrvi and Sir Neville Marriner.

    Peter Luff HORNHorn player Peter Luffis Senior Lecturer at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffi th University, as well as Associate Principal Horn with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. He is highly regarded as a player and teacher throughout Australia while also developing a successful career as a conductor. Peter performed in the inaugural Australian World Orchestra concert in 2011 and is a regular guest lecturer at the Australian National Academy of Music.

  • Kevin Power PIANOKevin Power OAM pursues a busy freelance career as a pianist, performing regularly as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician. He was formerly on the staff of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffi th University and is the Musical Director and Chorus Master of The Queensland Choir.

    Patrick Murphy CELLOCellist Patrick MurphyPatrick Murphy was Patrick Murphy was Patrick Murphyrecently appointed Cello recently appointed Cello Performance Fellow at the Performance Fellow at the University of Queensland University of Queensland School of Music. Prior to this School of Music. Prior to this he was Lecturer in Cello at he was Lecturer in Cello at the University of Tasmania, the University of Tasmania, the University of Tasmania, Hobart Conservatorium. Hobart Conservatorium. Hobart Conservatorium. Patrick was a founding Patrick was a founding Patrick was a founding member of the Tankstream member of the Tankstream member of the Tankstream Quartet which toured Quartet which toured Quartet which toured Quartet which toured internationally after winning internationally after winning internationally after winning internationally after winning fi rst prize in the 2002 Osaka fi rst prize in the 2002 Osaka fi rst prize in the 2002 Osaka International Chamber Music International Chamber Music International Chamber Music Competition, Japan.

    Alan Smith VIOLINOn his return to Australia after extensive European study, violinist Alan Smith joined the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra as Associate Concertmaster and was later appointed as their Concertmaster. Alan became Concertmaster of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in 1995. He also is a violin lecturer at Queensland Conservatorium Griffi th University and often performs as a soloist throughout Australia.

  • Southern Cross Soloists Whats on in 201317 19 JANUARYInvisible MeMusicPlay Festival Melbourne Recital CentreMusicPlay Festival Melbourne Recital CentreMusicPlay

    24 FEBRUARYMandolin Mastery with Avi AvitalConcert Hall, Intimate Mode, QPAC

    13 17 MAY Encounters FestivalQueensland Conservatorium, Griffi th UniversityPerformances and workshops

    23 JUNERhythm and Dance with Timothy ConstableConcert Hall, Intimate Mode, QPAC

    24 29 JUNEStanwell Winter Music School Rockhampton

    16 18 AUGUSTBangalow Music Festival

    15 SEPTEMBERSunset Soiree

    12 OCTOBERBrisbane Open House, QPAC

    20 OCTOBERCelebration with Li-Wei QinConcert Hall, Intimate Mode, QPAC

    24 NOVEMBERComposers on the Couch

    VARIOUS TIMESOpen Rehearsals check the website for full details southernxsoloists.com.

    Special EventsSUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBERSunset Soiree This intimate concert is the Southern Cross Soloists annual fundraiser, where you have the opportunity to support us as we treat you to fi ne music, fi ne food prepared on site by a leading chef, champagne and a wonderful time.

    5.00pm for 5.30pm Concert, canaps and desserts76 Adavale Street, Brookfi eld, Brisbane$90 or $160 for two

    SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBERComposers on the Couch A glimpse into the minds of composers including Mahler, Schumann, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

    The curse of psychological struggle affected many of our most treasured composers and may have indeed fed their extraordinary artistic abilities. Through psychoanalytical reports by famous neurologists Freud and Jung, we will explore these demons and affl ictions of the great composers.

    3pm Auditorium OneState Library of QueenslandTickets $35 Concession/Student $20

    For details on 2013 performances and booking information, please go to southernxsoloists.com or contact Southern Cross Soloists (07) 3842 9468 or email [email protected]

    For information on Invisible Me at Melbourne Recital Centre go to melbournerecital.com.au

  • Performers: Patrick Murphy and Stacey McCallum, from Invisible Me, a QPAC and Southern Cross Soloists production commissioned for Out of the Box 2012. Photographer: Justin Nichols.

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  • Subscriptions are processed in order of receipt. Please allow a minimum of four weeks for receipt of your tickets.

    Subscription transaction fee. All subscriptions incur a $14 transaction fee per booking form.

    All sales are fi nal. Refunds are not available once a booking application has been processed. For subscribers, exchanges into another concert in the 2013 series can be made up to 24 hours prior to the concert that the subscriber no longer wishes to attend. Please call 136 246 to arrange an exchange. A $3.40 fee applies per exchange.

    Single Tickets for each concert are available from Monday 7 January 2013 by calling 136 246 or booking online at qpac.com.au. A transaction fee applies on single ticket sales.

    Subscribers are able to purchase additional single tickets when purchasing their subscription. Please indicate requirements on the Subscription Form.

    Wheelchair and disability access is available for all performances. Please attach a note to your booking form if required.

    Concessions are available for full pensioners, health care card holders and full-time students. Please quote your Government concession number on the booking form or supply photocopied proof of eligibility. Bookings without adequate proof cannot be processed.

    Seating for all concerts is in numbered, reserved seats in the Seating for all concerts is in numbered, reserved seats in the SeatingConcert Hall Intimate Mode.

    Tickets are subject to availability book early to avoid disappointment.

    Group Bookings are available from Monday 7 January 2013 for all concerts, including a special price for school groups. Contact the Group Sales Team on (07) 3840 7466 or via email to [email protected]

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    Information in this brochure was correct at the time of printing. Southern Cross Soloists reserve the right to alter the program or any other details as necessary.

    SUBSCRIPTIONSTRANSACTION FEE APPLIES.Subscribers save up to 15% on single ticket prices.Adult 3 concerts $153 2 concerts $108Senior* 3 concerts $138 2 concerts $97Concession** 3 concerts $96 2 concerts $68

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    SUPPORTERS

    Southern Cross Soloists acknowledges and thanks the following organisations for their generous support:

    Photographer: Darren Thomas

  • SUPPORTER PROGRAMSSouthern Cross Soloists is committed to achieving international recognition as Australias premier chamber ensemble as well as contributing signifi cantly to quality music education throughout Australia. The long-term viability of the ensemble depends on the generosity of donors. Individuals wishing to support the work of the Soloists can make direct, tax-deductible donations via our Donor Program.

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    Donations $2 and over are tax deductible. Please indicate your donation on your Subscription Form or contact Southern Cross Soloists (07) 3842 9468 or email [email protected]

    SOUTHERN CROSS SOLOISTS

    CHAIR Dr Judith McLeanPhillipa BirkettMichael BarnesTania FrazerKevin Power

    CREATIVE DIRECTOR Tania Frazer

    ARTISTIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE Paul Dean

    PATRON

    Her Excellency, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Ms Quentin Bryce AC ACO

    PARTNERS

    CHAIR Henry Smerdon AM DEPUTY CHAIR Rachel Hunter

    TRUSTEES

    Simon Gallaher, Helene George, Bill Grant, Sophie Mitchell, Paul Piticco, Mick Power AM, Susan Street, Rhonda White

    EXECUTIVE STAFF

    Chief Executive: John KotzasDirector Marketing: Leisa Bacon

    Director Presenter Services: Ross CunninghamDirector Corporate Services: Kieron Roost

    Director Patron Services: Tony Smith

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT

    The Queensland Performing Arts Trust is a Statutory Authority of the State of Queensland and is partially funded

    by the Queensland Government

    The Honourable Ros Bates MPMinister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts

    Director-General, Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts: Philip Reed

    Southern Cross Soloists Ensemble in Residence Queensland Performing

    Arts Centre

    Southern Cross Soloists is funded by the

    Queensland Government through Arts Queensland

    This project has been assisted by the

    Australian Government through the Australia

    Council, its arts funding and advisory board

    QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTREPO Box 3567, South Bank, Queensland 4101 Tel: (07) 3840 7444