Winter in Vienna
Belvedere, Vienna
Winter in Salzburg

Quentin Grant

Quentin Grant Quentin (a.k.a. Qunicy) Grant, born 1962, has lived and worked in Adelaide since 1983, interspersed with periods of global roaming.

Co-founder of the Firm, co-director and Firm composer since 1996.

Since 2002, composer with Adelaide-based theatre companies Brink, Slingsby and the State Theatre Company.

Current member of Golonka.

Founding member of the Kidney Art Ensemble, a new music group active during the 1980s and early 1990s.

Founding member of the Acme New Music Co., an experimental composers' collective in Adelaide, member 1992-1993.

Founding member of Notework, a composers' collective active in Adelaide, 1989-1991.

Scores are available on request


Performances:


* First performance

PIANO


Zirkusvolk*solo pianoMekhla KumarpianoOct 31st 2016
Winter Star Waltzessolo pianoKonstantin ShamraypianoSep 12th 2016
Essays and Meditationssolo pianoMarianna GrynchukpianoJul 6th 2015
Winter Star Waltzes*solo pianoMarianna GrynchukpianoSep 22nd 2014
Cold Variationssolo pianoMarianna GrynchukpianoAug 5th 2013
Schubert Variationssolo pianoClemens LeskepianoOct 7th 2013
Every Sunrise*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoNov 4th 2013
Three Variations on a Theme*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoSep 24th 2012
Toblach Tagebuch*solo pianoKristian ChongpianoOct 10th 2011
Scenes drawn from life*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoSep 6th 2010
Angelssolo pianoAntony GraypianoAug 17th 2009
Golden Days*solo pianoKristian ChongpianoSep 1st 2008
Angels*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoOct 13th 2008
Eight Bagatelles*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoSep 25th 2006
Schubert Variationssolo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoMay 23rd 2005
Eight Bagatelles*solo pianoDavid LockettpianoAug 23rd 2004
Seven Bagatelles*solo pianoAnna GoldsworthypianoNov 30th 2004
Meditations and Essays*solo pianoAntony GraypianoJul 14th 2003
The Misty Hill*solo pianoAnna GoldsworthypianoOct 27th 2003
Angels*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoNov 17th 2003
Schubert Variations*solo pianoLeigh HarroldpianoMay 13th 2002
The Misty Hill*solo pianoAnna GoldsworthypianoOct 9th 2000
Seven Mysteries*solo pianoGabriella SmartpianoDec 10th 1997


PIANO AND STRINGS


Nocturne in E flat minorpiano and celloMarianna GrynchukpianoAug 1st 2016
Simon Cobcroftcello

Oceans*piano quintetLangbein String QuartetOct 5th 2015
Michael Miltonviolin
Emma Perkinsviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Mekhla Kumarpiano

Nocturne in C# minor*piano and celloAshley HribarpianoSep 21st 2015
Rachel Johnstoncello

Hungarian Dances*piano trioRobert Walser EnsembleAug 8th 2014
Jamie Cockpiano
Elizabeth Laytonviolin
Ewan Bramblecello

Waltzes from Gotenica*piano quintetLangbein String QuartetNov 3rd 2014
Michael Miltonviolin
Emma Perkinsviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Marianna Grynchukpiano

Dances from Kalischt*piano quintetLangbein String QuartetNov 7th 2011
Lachlan Brambleviolin
Michael Miltonviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Marianna Grynchukpiano

Nocturne in E flat*piano and celloMarianna GrynchukpianoAug 9th 2010
David Sharpcello

12 Journeys*piano trioSettembrini Piano TrioJun 30th 2008
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Disappearancepiano trioSettembrini Piano TrioSummer 2006/2007
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Torn Flightpiano and violinLeigh HarroldpianoMay 29th 2007
James Cuddefordviolin

red line and sky*piano trioSettembrini Piano TrioAug 6th 2007
Leigh Harroldpiano
Lachlan Brambleviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Shadows*piano and violinLeigh HarroldpianoJun 26th 2006
Natsuko Yoshimotoviolin
James Cuddefordviolin

Trio*piano trioSettembrini Piano TrioAug 21st 2006
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Piano Trio No. 1*piano trioSettembrini Piano TrioNov 15th 2004
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Disappearancepiano trioSettembrini Piano TrioSep 16th 2002
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello

Fantasie on Themes by Schoenberg (2001)*piano trioSeraphim TrioJun 14th 2001
Anna Goldsworthypiano
Helen Ayresviolin
Timothy Nankerviscello

Meditations and Ecstasies (1996)piano trioSeraphim TrioJun 15th 2001
Anna Goldsworthypiano
Helen Ayresviolin
Timothy Nankerviscello

Fantasie on Themes by Schoenberg (2001)piano trioSeraphim TrioJul 30th 2001
Anna Goldsworthypiano
Helen Ayresviolin
Timothy Nankerviscello

Sky and Vertigo*piano quintetLangbein String QuartetOct 23rd 2000
Michael Miltonviolin
Margaret Bladesviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello
Nicholas Miltonconductor
with Leigh Harroldpiano

torn flightpiano and violinGabriella SmartpianoMay 24th 1999
Margaret Bladesviolin

Torn Flight*piano and violinGabriella SmartpianoJul 15th 1996
Margaret Bladesviolin

Meditations and Ecstasies*piano trioDavid LockettpianoSep 1996
Margaret Bladesviolin
Janis Laurscello


STRING ENSEMBLE


Adagio for solo cello*solo celloSimon CobcroftcelloAug 1st 2016

String Quartet No. 3 string quartetLangbein String QuartetOct 22nd 2012
Michael Miltonviolin
Belinda Gehlertviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

Through the Stars....with dancesstring quartetLangbein String QuartetMar 11th 2007
Michael Miltonviolin
Hilary Bruerviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

4 Pieces*solo double bassHarley Graydouble bassJul 2nd 2007

String Quartet No. 3*string quartetLangbein String QuartetOct 1st 2007
Graeme Norrisviolin
Hilary Bruerviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

The Heavens Shine*string quartetLangbein String QuartetOct 10th 2005
Michael Miltonviolin
Hilary Bruerviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

A greeting through the stars...with dances*string quartetLangbein String QuartetDec 13th 2004
Michael Miltonviolin
Hilary Bruerviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

String Quartet No. 3*string quartetLangbein String QuartetSep 22nd 2003
Michael Miltonviolin
Minas Berberyanviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello

String Trio No. 3*string trioLangbein String QuartetJul 22nd 2002
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello

Three Pieces on Themes of Schubertstring quartetLangbein String QuartetOct 14th 2002
Nicholas Miltonviolin
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello

String Quartet No. 2*string quartetLangbein String QuartetAug 27th 2001
Nicholas Miltonviolin
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello

Three Broken Moments*string quartetLangbein String QuartetOct 22nd 2001
Nicholas Miltonviolin
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello

Desire*string trioNicholas MiltonviolinJul 17th 2000
Juris Ezergailisviola
Cameron Waterscello

Elegy - On the Death of Robert Schumann*string orchestraNicholas MiltonconductorSep 25th 2000
Members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

String Trio no. 2*string trioMichael MiltonviolinSep 26th 1999
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello
Janis Laurscello

String Quartet*string quartetNicholas MiltonviolinJul 1998
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Janis Laurscello

String Trio No. 2*string trioMargaret BladesviolinMay 27th 1996
Juris Ezergailisviola
Jaqueline Curielcello

String Quartet 1*string quartetMichael MiltonviolinDec 15th 1996
Hilary Bruer-Jonesviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Jaqueline Curielcello


VOCAL


Anna and Nikolay*voice and pianoJamie CockpianoDec 5th 2016
Kate Macfarlanesoprano
Robert Macfarlanetenor
Winter Songs*voice and pianoMarianna GrynchukpianoNov 2nd 2015
Emma Horwoodsoprano
Alexandra Bollard soprano

Two Sisters*voice and pianoJamie CockpianoOct 13th 2014
Emma Horwoodsoprano
Alexandra Bollard soprano

Rilke Lieder*voice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoSep 2nd 2013
Robert Macfarlanetenor

Celan Songs*voice and pianoStephen WhittingtonpianoMay 14th 2012
Robert Macfarlanetenor

Songs on Poems by Ilse Weber*voice and guitarDuo TrysteroJun 25th 2012
Robert Macfarlanetenor
Aleksandr Tsiboulski guitar
with Kate Macfarlanesoprano

The Lost Boy (and why the forest burned)*voice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoJun 20th 2011
Robert Macfarlanetenor
Greta Bradmansoprano

Rückert Songs*voice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoAug 15th 2011
Robert Macfarlanetenor

Five Songs*voice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoMay 31st 2010
Greta Bradmansoprano

Irish Songs voice and string quartetLangbein String QuartetJun 22nd 2009
Michael Miltonviolin
Lachlan Bramble violin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
Greta Bradmansoprano

Rilke Songsvoice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoJul 30th 2009
Greta Bradmansoprano

Russian Songsvoice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoJan 20th 2008
Greta Bradmansoprano

Winter Songs*voice and pianoStefan AmmerpianoAug 4th 2008
Robert Macfarlanetenor
Greta Bradmansoprano

Russian Songs*voice and pianoLeigh HarroldpianoSep 3rd 2007
Greta Bradmansoprano

Trakl Songsvoice and pianoJamie CockpianoApr 4th 2005
Emma Horwoodsoprano

The Last Words of Christ on the Cross*vocal trioEve Vocal TrioJul 25th 2005
Emma Horwoodsoprano
Greta Bradmansoprano
Christie Andersonmezzo soprano

Irish Songs*voice and string quartetLangbein String QuartetMay 31st 2004
Michael Miltonviolin
Minas Berberyanviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Emma Horwoodsoprano

Trakl Songs*voice and pianoStefan AmmerpianoJun 9th 2003
Emma Horwoodsoprano

A Lullaby*vocal quartetEnsemble IonaApr 8th 2002
Emma Horwoodsoprano
Matthew Ruttyalto
Ben Whittalltenor
Alan McKiebass

Hymns to the Night*vocal quartetEnsemble IonaSep 18th 2001
Emma Horwoodsoprano
Matthew Ruttyalto
Ben Whittalltenor
Alan McKiebass

Songs*voice and pianoDavid LockettpianoMay ? 1998
Tessa Millersoprano

La Ciel*voice and pianoDavid LockettpianoJun 4th 1997
Tessa Millersoprano

Light*voice and pianoDavid LockettpianoJun 4th 1997
Tessa Millersoprano
Pavese Songs*voice and pianoAnna GoldsworthypianoJul 15th 1996
Tessa Millersoprano

Five Love Songs*voice and string quartetLangbein String QuartetAug 21st 2000
Nicholas Miltonviolin
Michael Miltonviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello
Tessa Millersoprano

MIXED ENSEMBLE


Twilight Dances*chamber ensembleLangbein String QuartetNov 30th 2009
Michael Miltonviolin
Laclan Brambleviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Harley Graydouble bass
Leigh Harroldpiano

Nocturne in C sharp minor*piano and clarinetMisa YamamotopianoDec 1st 2008
Geoffrey Bourgault du Coudrayclarinet

the path to the red heart*chamber ensembleLangbein String QuartetNov 20th 2006
Michael Miltonviolin
Hilary Bruerviolin
Rosi McGowranviola
David Sharpcello
with Harley Graydouble bass
Leigh Harroldpiano

Eleven Broken Dances*chamber ensembleSettembrini Piano TrioJun 27th 2005
Leigh Harroldpiano
Michael Miltonviolin
Cameron Waterscello
Stephanie Wake-Dysterclarinet

Septet*septetNicholas MiltonconductorNov 15th 1999
Members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Night Music*chamber orchestraNicholas MiltonconductorOct 20th 1997
Members of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Moon Dance*clarinet quintetMargaret BladesviolinNov 26th 1997
Julia Brittainviolin
Juris Ezergailisviola
Sarah Denbighcello
David Sharpcello
David Sheppardclarinet