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Calm the Waves of this Heart ** Performed by Voyces, Inc. Christ Church Claremont, Western Australia. for choir + soprano saxophone + Gloria alla Serenissima * for choir, SA soloists and piano * Australian premiere ** WA Premiere & Bridget Cleary (Soprano Saxophone)
Star Ferry, Hong Kong. May
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Ferry Performed by Ross James Carey Recital Hall, Hong Kong City Hall for solo piano
Slipstream (for saxophone quartet) May 2018 Nexas Quartet @ Melbourne Recital Centre, VIC, Australia. May
Sonnet, to the Comet of 1825 Voyces, directed by Dr Robert Braham Perth, Western Australia for Mixed (SATB) Voices a cappella
Hurly Burly (for soprano saxophone and piano, 2015). April
Hurly Burly HD Duo Barnett Hall, Vancouver, Canada. for Soprano Saxophone and Piano Canadian Premiere!
Duo Imaginaire play Crazy Logic (for bass clarinet & harp) April
like you've never heard it before Duo Imaginaire
Butterflies dance (for a cappella SATB choir, 2009) Nov
Butterflies Dance Choristry – directed by Dan Walker St John's Southgate, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Crazy Logic for alto saxophone & piano featuring Timothy Roberts & Alexander Bernstein Selmer Showroom 18, rue de la fontaine au roi 75011 Paris, France
The Burgundian Consort World Premiere Performance Sept 2017 Conducted by Sonia Maddock UNSW (Sydney) Calm the waves of this heart (for Bb Soprano Saxophone and SATB Choir) Aug
WORLD PREMIERE! Calm the Waves of this Heart for saxophone & choir Brisbane Chamber Choir, directed by Graeme Morton AM featuring Diana Tolmie (saxophone soloist)
My Nurse and I (for a cappella SATB choir) Jan 2017 International Tour: St Peters Chorale, directed by Kathryn Morton Escapade (Concerto for sop+alto sax & band) Aug
Jérôme Laran & Orchestre d ' harmonie H2O @ Capvern, France.
Whirled Music (for alto saxophone and marimba) Aug 2016 Performed by Translucent Duo (Sydney, Australia) Vienna International Saxophone Festival Crazy Logic (for alto sax and piano) Mar
Performed by Anna Stepanova & Iren Seleljo @ 2016 Vienna International Saxophone Festival.
Christmastide (for a cappella SATB choir) Dec
Acappellago, directed by Dennis R. Smith @ Oak Brook, IL, USA. WORLD PREMIERE
Tides of Ocean (for a cappella SATB choir) Nov
Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Choir, cond. by Brett Weymark @ Sydney Opera House.
Hurly Burly (for soprano saxophone and piano) Nov
Performed by Simon Watts & David Howie @ Sydney Conservatorium of Music, NSW, Australia. WORLD PREMIERE!
Concerto for alto sax & band July
Bayern Polizei Orch & Jérôme Laran @ WSC XVII, Strasbourg, France. Flying Colours
Christmas 2021

Matthew Orlovich | Australian Composer

I am a freelance composer based in Sydney, Australia.
I compose music for solo instrumentalists, large and small ensembles, choirs, bands and orchestras.

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As heard on BBC3, ABC Classic FM and 2MBS-FM Fine Music:

Hurly Burly (for soprano sax and piano) – By Matthew Orlovich.

HD Duo’s new CD “Australian Thais” is out now!

Released on the Signum Classics label, this CD includes my composition, Hurly Burly (for soprano saxophone and piano), plus music by Gerard Brophy, Tim Dargaville, Narongrit Dhamabutra, Saksri Pang Vongtaradon, and Denny Euprasert.

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This month’s featured YouTube performers: Lukasz Wójcicki & Agnieszka Sucheniak-Wójcicka, Nexas Quartet, Gondwana Chorale, Anna Stepanova & Iren Seleljo and Voyces!

Crazy Logic (for alto saxophone and piano)
Lukasz Wójcicki – saxophone, Agnieszka Sucheniak-Wójcicka – piano.

My Nurse and I (for a cappella SATB choir)
Gondwana Chorale, conducted by Paul Holley.

Butterflies Dance (for a cappella SATB choir)
Gondwana Chorale, conducted by Paul Holley.

Crazy Logic (for alto saxophone & piano)
Anna Stepanova (sax) & Iren Seleljo (piano).