TIMOTHY YOUNG piano
SVETLANA BOGOSAVLJEVIC cello
DAVID GRIFFITHS clarinet
WILMA SMITH violin
Formed in 2006, Ensemble Liaison were recently named Ensemble-In-Residence at Monash University in Melbourne. Comprising three internationally acclaimed musicians, the group have been hailed by critics as "spellbinding" and "a revelation".
Former Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and founding member of the New Zealand String Quartet, Wilma Smith has been resident in Melbourne since 2003. She is currently Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, as well as a regular guest with Ensemble Liaison.
In October 2010 Ensemble Liaison and Wilma Smith will be undertaking a 10-concert tour for Chamber Music New Zealand.
"Such music, such programming, such overall artistry..." The Age
SCHUMANN – Piano Quartet in Eb Major op.47
Peter SCHICKELE – Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano
MACKEY – Breakdown Tango
HAYDN - Piano Trio No 25 in G, Hob.XV:25, 'Gypsy Trio'
BRAHMS - Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano Opus 114
MESSIAEN - Quartet for the End of Time
A good quality grand piano, tuned on the day of performance. Three straight-backed, armless chairs. Three music stands. An experience page turner may be required.