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SXS
DIDGERIDOO
COMMISSIONING
PROJECT

2024

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Williams/Sean O'Boyle AM – The Wise Woman

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday March 3, 2024 

Divine Alchemy

QPAC Concert Hall 

Chris Williams, didgeridoo

 

Photo: Darren Thomas

2023

​Williams/John Jorgenson - ‘Global Rivers Rising’

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday October 22, 2023

The New World, 

QPAC Concert Hall 

Chris Williams, didgeridoo 

World Premiere performance

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Williams/James Morrison AM – Co-incidience

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday June 18, 2023 
From the Heartland: Vienna to Budapest, 
QPAC Concert Hall 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo 
World Premiere performance

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Williams/Sean O'Boyle AM – The Wise Woman

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Saturday June 10, 2023
Earth and Sky - Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival, Beerwah Community Hall
Chris Williams, didgeridoo
World Premiere performance

Williams/Sean O’Boyle – ‘Beerwah’ The Mother of the Glasshouse Mountains

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Saturday June 10, 2023 
Earth and Sky
Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival, Beerwah Community Hall 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo

William Barton/Sean O’Boyle – Didgeridoo Concerto

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Saturday June 10, 2023

Earth and Sky - 

Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival, Beerwah Community Hall Chris Williams, didgeridoo

Photo: Simon Woods

2022

Maps and Journeys: The World's First Astronomers

Production for mixed chamber ensemble, didgeridoo soloists, actor and dancer

Cultural Knowledge: Paula Nazarski 
Preparation: Tania Frazer, Sean O'Boyle AM, Suzanne Kompass and Paula Nazarski 
Music: Sean O'Boyle AM, Eric Avery, Brenda Gifford and Ross Edwards 

Thursday August 11, 2022 
Schools Concert - Bangalow Music Festival, A&I Hall 
Selections from the Production 

Saturday August 13, 2022 
Bangalow Music Festival, A&I Hall 
World Premiere Performance

Tuesday August 7, 2023 
Schools Concert,
Immanuel Lutheran College - Buderim 

Wednesday August 8, 2023 Horizon, 
Melbourne Recital Centre - Elizabeth Murdoch Hall

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Williams/Matthew Dewey – Kunanyi Skies

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday October 2, 2022
A Moment in Time, QPAC Concert Hall
Chris Williams, didgeridoo
World Premiere performance

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Williams/Leah Curtis – The Ground

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday June 19, 2022
A Moment in Time, QPAC Concert Hall
Chris Williams, didgeridoo
World Premiere performance

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Williams/Sean O’Boyle – ‘Beerwah’ The Mother of the Glasshouse Mountains

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday February 20, 2022 
Fireworks and Fury, 
QPAC Concert Hall 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo 
World Premiere performance

2021-2020

Williams/Joe Twist – The Ancient Rainforest

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday September 5, 2021 
Dreams and Visions, 
QPAC Concert Hall 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo 
World Premiere performance

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William Barton/Sean O’Boyle – Didgeridoo Concerto

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Thursday July 22, 2021 
Brisbane Gala, Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Chris Williams, didgeridoo 

Wednesday November 18, 2020 
Dusk Recitals; Chris Williams in Concert with Southern Cross Soloists 

Bleach* Festival, Burleigh Hub, Gold Coast 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo 

Sunday October 18, 2020

SXS Returns, 
QPAC Concert Hall Chris Williams, didgeridoo 

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2019

William Barton – Square Circles Beneath the Sand

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Saturday August 19, 2017 

Concert Five ‘Spirit of the People’, Bangalow A&I Hall 

Annual Bangalow Music Festival 2017 William Barton, didgeridoo soloist

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Williams/John Rotar – Ginan: Songs of Knowledge

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist

Sunday July 21, 2019 
Maps and Journeys, 
QPAC Concert Hall 
Chris Williams, didgeridoo

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2000's to 2017

William Barton/Joe Twist – Bangalow Dreamsong

for mixed chamber ensemble and didgeridoo soloist featuring William Barton in collaboration with Southern Cross Soloists and community choirs from the Northern Rivers region

Saturday August 19, 2017 
Festival Prelude, Bangalow A&I Hall 2017 Annual Bangalow Music Festival World Premiere performance 
William Barton, didgeridoo/voice soloist

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William Barton – I dream of sacred? I am my dream

for soprano, didgeridoo and mixed chamber ensemble

Recorded for ABC Classics
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Kalkadungu: Music for Didgeridoo and Orchestra
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Tuesday August 4, 2009
Cocktail Chat with Piers Lane, Jupiters Townsville
2009 Australian Festival of Chamber Music
William Barton, didgeridoo soloist

Wednesday August 27, 2008
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
World Premiere performance
William Barton, didgeridoo soloist

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