photoHere’s some of the repertoire that the ensemble has played (and premiered) over the years.

Bach (CPE): Concerto for Cello, strings, and continuo, in A major

Bach (CPE): String Symphony No.2 in Bb major

Bach (CPE): String Symphony No.4 in A major

Bonshek: Journey to the Centre (World Premiere)

Brahms: Sextet in G major (arr. Atterberg/Head)

Brioschi: Symphony in Eb major

Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings

Cheney: Reflection, for strings (World Premiere)

Davison (Angus): Refraction, for strings (World Premiere)

Davison (John): Quintet, for trombone and string quartet (Australian Premiere)

Debussy: Clair de Lune, for strings (arr. A. Head)

Elgar: Serenade for Strings

Finger: Sonata, for alto trombone, strings, and continuo

Forsyth: Skyscape, for trombone, cor anglais, and strings (World Premiere)

Gesualdo: Peccantem me Quotide, for strings (arr. A.Head)

Glass: Symphony No. 3, for nineteen strings (Australian Premiere)

Green: Concerto, for trombone and strings (World Premiere)

Head: Herr Strauβ, wir entschludigen uns fϋr Unannehmlichkeiten, for strings, harp, and organ (World Premiere)

Holst: St Paul’s Suite

Jackson/Templeton: Thriller: the transmigration of MJ and the undead (arr. with new music by A. Head)

Kondo: Super Mario, for strings (arr. A. Head)

Korobieniki (Trad. arr. A. Head) (World Premiere of this arrangement)

Ligeti: Three movements from Musica Ricercata (arr. A.Head) (World Premiere of this arrangement)

Lipps: Funky Town- in the style of CPE Bach, for strings, harp, and continuo (arr. A.Head)

Merton: Allegro for String (World Premiere)

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Patterson)

Penguin Cafe Orchestra: Music for a Found Harmonium, for strings (arr. A. Head)

Plog: 3 Sketches for brass quintet (Australian Premiere)

Pointer Sisters: Jump for my love, for solo string quartet, strings, and harpsichord (arr. A. Head)

Regurgitator: Polyester Girl, for iBone and strings (First performance of a work using an iBone as a soloist)

Sauter: Focus, for solo improvising saxophone, strings, piano, harp, celeste, and percussion (Australian Premiere of the authorised version of the work)

Sculthorpe: Third String Sonata

Strauss: Wiegenlied, for cornet, harp, celeste, and strings (arr. A.Head)

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Wurst, Conchita: Rise like a Phoenix, for solo cello and strings, piano (arr. A. Head)