||CDBaby Music has released a new album of
Carl's piano music performed by American pianist
It features the world premiere recording of Carl's Fourth Piano Sonata, commissioned
by Ms Garriston, alongside his First Piano Sonata,
the Anne Landa Preludes, Five Bagatelles and
continues her worldwide premiere of Carl's
Fourth Piano Sonata in 2020 with performances in
London (Royal College of Music, 28 January),
Recital Centre, 16 April),
and Singapore (Esplanade Recital Studio, 2 May).
||On 18 and
19 March 2020,
the Canberra Symphony Orchestra
will play Carl's Percussion Symphony conducted by
Nicholas Milton AM. The program includes
Saint-Saën's famous Organ Symphony and 'XPT' by Australian composer Natalie Williams.
||On 26 June 2020 the
Piano Duo Hayashizaki-Hagemann
performs Carl's Sonata for Piano Four Hands
Art Museum Spendhaus in
This "Memories" program for piano four hands celebrates 50 years of the musica nova
concert series in Reutlingen.
||Carl's new Piano Sonata No 4 was
commissioned by American pianist
who gave the first performance at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall (New York), on
2019. Ms Garritson has the exclusive right to perform the work until mid-2020.
||Carl's Sixth String Quartet, Child's Play,
was played by the Goldner String Quartet
on 9 November at the Ukaria Cultural Centre
in Mount Barker (South Australia).
They performed it again in late November at the
2019 Huntington Estate Music Festival
in Mudgee, New South Wales.
||Carl composed a new work to be the last music ever heard at the 30th and final
Estate Music Festival in November 2019.
"A Farewell to Music" featured every musician appearing at the festival. It is a solo cantata
setting of Shelley's evocative poem, Music, When Soft Voices Die.
||Accomplished Thai pianist
Poom Prommachart played Carl's Piano Sonata No 1 at the
Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa on
27 October. Poom is co-founder and Artistic Director of the
VP Agency in Singapore managing an exclusive roster
of exceptional international pianists.
||"Then and Now" is Carl's new song for
Katie Noonan and the
Australian String Quartet using the poetry of remarkable
activist and artist Oodgeroo Noonuccal. It was premiered in an
extensive concert tour of Australia starting at the
Sydney Opera House on 28 October. The complete project is available on Katie's CD
The Glad Tomorrow.
||The Jupiter String Quartet performs Carl's piano quintet,
"Fantasia", with pianist
Bernadette Harvey on a new CD on the
Marquis Classics label.
The album features the world premiere recordings of four works commissioned by the
Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. Available at the
Marquis Website and on
||Carl's Choral Symphony (Symphony No 6) was performed at the
Grant Park Music Festival
in Chicago in June 2019.
Carlos Kalmar conducted the
Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus at Millennium Park.
||The ZOFO Piano Duet presented its
ZOFOMOMA multimedia experience throughout Australia
in May 2019.
The performance included Carl's
"Arrival of Implacable Gifts" for piano four hands,
commissioned especially for the production.
||Conductor Arvo Volmer directed the
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in the Estonian premiere of Carl's Symphony No 7 in
at the Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn.
||Professor Rhod McNeill,
Head of Arts and Communication at the
University of Southern Queensland, has written
an encyclopaedic reference and analysis of Carl's concert music.
It is available at
which has produced an accompanying