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Solo Double Bass Recital: Rob Nairn

September 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

‘Song’ from Young Tree Green (A Song of the Republic) for solo double bass – Colin Bright

Poem Basso V for Unaccompanied Double Bass – Teppo Hauto-Aho  *Australian Premiere

Seiza for double bass and piano – Fernando Millet (b. 1958) *Australian Premiere

About KI, concerto for Double Bass and Tape – Barry Conyngham *Australian Premiere

Tremor, for solo double bass and piano – Douglas Knehans (b. 1957) *Australian Premiere

Abadja Lutes for double bass and tape – Paul Barsom *Australian Premiere


Rob Nairn is active in commissioning new works and has premiered more than forty compositions for both solo bass and chamber music featuring the bass, championing in particular the music of Australian composers. In these performances he has worked both alone and with such groups as the London Sinfonietta, Gruppe Neue Musik Berlin, Australysis, the Music Theatre of Wales, and the Sydney Alpha Ensemble. In 2009 he premiered a new concerto by Barry Conyngham.


Melba Hall
Gate 12 Royal Parade
Melbourne, Australia
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