Sydney Symphony Orchestra players also husband/wife team – David Elton on trumpet, flugelhorn, cornet, piccolo trumpet with Rachel Silver playing piano and French horn.
Diverse programme including music by Halsey Stevens, Georges Enescu, Debussy, Tartini and Schubert.
Ursula Quartet: Carolyn Harris (flute), Sophie Cole (violin), Rosemary Curtin (viola), Fenella Gill (cello). The four artists are Sydney Symphony Orchestra members and met while studying at the Canberra School of Music and performing as members of the Australian Youth Orchestra.
Their programme included major works by Haydn, JS Bach and WA Mozart.
Windfall Quintet: Carol Coomber (clarinet); Teléna Routh (oboe), John Cran (bassoon), Jocelyn Edey-Fazzone (flute), Graham Nichols (French horn). Professional musicians playing music by Peter Müller, Maurice Ravel, Peter Warlock, David Hush, W.A. Mozart.
Acclaimed performers – harpist Verna Lee and recorder player Alicia Crossley. Music by Telemann, Handel, Bach, Bozza, Anne Boyd, Debussy and others.
Alf & Pearl Pollard Memorial Awards for Performance Excellence held in association with Sydney Eisteddfod. Ten of the most outstanding instrumentalists aged 11-15 from the 2016 Eisteddfod. Performances are followed by an audience vote and the awarding of prizes.
The Taverner Consort of Voices with Director Susan Briedis, Zara Stanton (soprano), Emily Palethorpe (cello), Edmond Taylor (piano).Works by Bach, Charpentier, Handel, Howells, Philip Ledger, Vaughan Williams and more.