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Ten years of the Ady Ensemble

Ten years ago today, the Ady Ensemble had its first performance (although it didn’t know it at the time), having started its very first rehearsals at the end of 2010. I can’t lie: it has been a very long journey, but also a very rewarding one that has involved a veritable roll call of who’s […]

Nine years ago today, the Ady Ensemble gave its first all strings program as part of the @4MBS Festival of Classics, consisting of a program that included two new works, the Australian premiere of the 3rd Symphony of @phillipglass , and a new arrangement for strings of Debussy’s Clair de Lune #adyensemble #conductor #conducting #strings […]

More marking up parts today, with a side of people watching. All up an entertaining afternoon.Coffee as well of course.#conductor #conducting #orchestra #symphony #Brahms

Spirit Orphan excerpt 24th of April

Over sixteen hours of work, four hours today of marking up and adding updates, of score prep that’s been going on during my gradually shrinking spare hours this week.…now I’ve just got to learn the thing! Next Saturday, the opening scene of Spirit Orphan will have its first performance, as part of the Brisbane Music […]

The next couple of weeks are going to be busy. The score arrived in my inbox at 3am yesterday morning (courtesy of a very busy Corrina Bonshek), for Jenna Robertson‘s Spirit Orphan project, which will see the first performance of the first scene of the opera on the 24th of April, as part of the […]