2021 Concerts

Friday Music Presents: Sirius Chamber Ensemble


  • Witold Lutoslawski – Dance Preludes for clarinet and piano
  • Johannes Brahms – Sonata in F minor for clarinet and piano (Op. 120, No. 1)

Performers: Ian Sykes (clarinet) and Benjamin Burton (piano)

When: 1.00 pm, Friday 14th May 2021

Where: St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney

Tickets: $10 – Available at Friday Music at St Stephen’s

Sirius Chamber Ensemble: 10th Anniversary Concert


  • Guillaume Connesson – Disco Toccata (clarinet and cello)
  • Gustav Mahler – Songs of a Wayfarer (voice and piano)
  • Eve Duncan – Alexander’s Elements (flute, clarinet, bassoon)
  • Tony Wheeler – Suite Modale (flute, clarinet, bassoon)
  • Max Bruch – 2 pieces from ‘8 Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano’
  • Corrina Bonshek – Lotus Flower Blossoming (voice, flute, clarinet, bassoon, viola, cello)
  • Paul Smith – I Dream of Purple Lakes (voice, flute, clarinet, cello)
  • Nigel Butterley – The wind stirs gently (flute and cello)
  • Nino Rota – Trio for clarinet, cello and piano

Performers: Melissa Coleman (flute), Ian Sykes (clarinet), Alison Evans (bassoon), Clare Kahn (cello) and Claire Howard Race (piano), Georgina Price (viola) and guest artist, soprano Taryn Srhoj.

When: 7.30 pm, Saturday 5th June 2021.

Where: Sydney Presbytery, 37 St Johns Road, Glebe.

Tickets: $30 Adults, $20 Concession, $10 Children – Available at http://www.trybooking.com/BQOSC or at the door

Sirius Chamber Ensemble: Chamber Music Festival


  • Paul Smith – Starburst
  • Nino Rota – Trio for clarinet, cello and piano
  • Olivier Messiaen – Quartet for the End of Time
  • Guillaume Connesson – Disco Toccata (clarinet and cello)

Performers: Ian Sykes (clarinet), Emily Long (violin), Clare Kahn (cello) and Claire Howard Race (piano).

When: 7.00 pm, Saturday 19th June 2021

Where: Clarence Valley Conservatorium, 8 Villiers St, Grafton NSW 2460, Australia

Tickets: available at events.humanitix.com and festival details at Clarence Valley Conservatorium 2021 Chamber Music Festival

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