Nexas present an exhilarating program of British saxophone music featuring works by Nymann, Fitkin, Gregory, Rodney-Bennett, Dove and Wilson
Jonathan Dove - Tuning in - 12'
Ian Wilson - So Softly - 8'
Richard Rodney Bennett - Saxophone Quartet - 15'
Will Gregory - Lost Bronze - 10'
Barbara Thompson - White - 6'
Michael Nyman - Songs for Tony - 18'
Graham Fitkin - Stub - 10'
Gavin Whitlock - Celtic Suite - 9'
Formed in 2002, Nexas Quartet are focused on promoting the musical diversity of the saxophone, showcasing its versatility and ability to cross genres. The group’s success comes from a combination of personalities, virtuosic saxophone skills, and an ability to program concerts of a wide appeal that has seen the musicians perform in a multitude of settings. This unique approach has enabled Nexas Quartet to perform throughout Australia and internationally, performing a diverse repertoire that reflects their artistic direction. Ranging from transcriptions, standard and contemporary repertoire, to collaborations with theatre companies and premiering and commissioning new works. At the forefront of chamber music, Nexas Quartet are leaders in promoting existing and creating new repertoire for the saxophone quartet.
Join us on the last Sunday of the month for the popular Prelude in Tea Sunday concert series, famously featuring a luscious afternoon tea served from 2:30, followed by a 3:30 concert from some of Australia’s best and most exciting small ensembles. Cake from 2:30, Concert at 3:30. A Prelude in Tea concert is the perfect Sunday afternoon out.