Carl's Sixth String Quartet, Child's Play, will be premiered by the
Takács Quartet in August on its
national concert tour of Australia for the
International Concert Season of Musica Viva Australia.
The new work was commissioned by the outgoing chairman of Musica Viva, Mike Katz, and his wife Frédérique.
It was co-commissioned by the Seattle Commissioning Club, and
Carnegie Hall New York.
The Quartet will present the US Premiere at Carnegie Hall on October 12 2017.
On September 17, flautist Jiro Yoshioka
presents the premiere Japanese performance of Carl's flute concerto
Pipe Dreams at the
Yomiuri Otemachi Hall
in Tokyo (near Otemachi Station).
The program, titled "Sturm und Drang II",
includes concertos by C.P.E. Bach and Isang Yun, and
features the Otemachi Million Concert Orchestra conducted by
Carl's new work for cello and piano, the Strutt Sonata,
will be premiered by
Julian Smiles and
Ian Munro at the
Huntington Estate Music Festival in Mudgee, Australia, on
23 November 2017.
The music was composed for longtime patrons of the festival, Josephine and John Strutt,
and was commissioned by Jo in honour of her husband.
Carl's new work for piano four hands, The Arrival of Implacable Gifts,
was commissioned by the Zofo Piano Duo
as part of their ZofoMOMA project
featuring music and paintings by musicians and painters from around the world.
Zofo presents the first public performances in various venues around
Poland in September, including the premiere of ZofoMOMA at the
Music on the Heights Festival in Zakopane.
Zofo have previously released
a brilliant Youtube clip
of Carl's Sonata for Piano Four Hands.
Member of the Australian Federal Parliament Andrew Leigh
has interviewed Carl for his Podcast series
The Good Life.
Quite separate from his political life, this series of interviews
has included such interesting subjects as former Justice
The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG,
and renowned conductor and founder of the
Sydney Children's Choir,
Lyn Williams OAM.
In each episode Andrew explores the life of each interviewee and examines personal approaches to
living a happy, healthy and ethical life.
Rhoderick McNeill, Head of Arts and Communication at the
University of Southern Queensland, has written
a comprehensive analysis of music Carl composed before 2017.
Although it doesn't cover the "commercial" work for theatre or media, it is
an encyclopaedic reference of his concert music. It is available at
which has produced a
to accompany the book.
Andrew Ford presented a fascinating and revealing
interview about the book with Rhoderick and Carl
on his Music Show
on ABC Radio National.
Much of Carl's music is available on
You can also see the selected iTunes listing
on this site.
(A limited selection is also available at
Carl Vine -
a limited selection because Spotify doesn't suport composer listings.
Tall Poppies Records
This Australian record label has released a wide range of Carl's chamber music.
to list all music by Carl Vine on the
Tall Poppies label.
Most of Carl's new music is published by
which hosts an
online music store
providing printed music as direct download ("digital print") or physical score.
Arkiv Music provides online sales of a wide array of
rare classical music recordings. It incorporates a growing collection of
Carl Vine titles, including several discs that are no longer available elsewhere.
Links to purchase recordings of music by Carl Vine through
www.buywell.com are provided
throughout this site.
Some of Carl's more popular titles at Buywell:
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