||Carl's guitar quintet Endless celebrates
the life of architect and dedicated environmentalist
Jennifer Bates. The world premiere
was presented in February and March by
Karin Schaupp and the
Flinders Quartet on a Musica Viva Australian
national concert tour.
||Lindsay Garritson presented
the world premiere of Carl's Five Intermezzi for solo piano on
Sunday Feb 5
at the United Church of Christ in Naples, Florida.
Lindsay gave the Australian premiere of the third and fourth Intermezzi,
a gift from the composer to the pianist, in September 2022.
||Carl's Five Intermezzi is now available from
This collection of character pieces was sparked by the first in the set,
Resolve, commissioned by the
Olga Kern International Piano Competition and premiered at that competition in October 2022.
||Carl's second piano concerto was performed
by the Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
at Cadogan Hall in London on
Soloist Piers Lane, who gave the world premiere
performances of this work in 2012, was conducted by
||In September 2022 brilliant American pianist
Lindsay Garritson gave the
Australian premiere performance of Carl's Fourth Piano Sonata at the
Melbourne Recital Centre. The program included the Australian premiere of "Three Pieces", a set of
short character works - a gift from Carl to Lindsay.
||Carl's new clarinet quintet, Concord, was commissioned
by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and
Omega Ensemble with the
generous support of Geoff Stearn and Kathie Grinberg.
Members of the orchestra gave the
Tasmanian premiere of the work at
Woolmers Estate, Longford (near Launceston) in September 2022 as part of the orchestra's
Music At Woolmers program.
||The Enchanted Loom is an album of Carl's
recent orchestral music produced by
ABC Classic. It features world premiere recordings of his
8th symphony (The Enchanted Loom),
Concerto for Orchestra and the orchestral fanfare
This album won the
2022 Aria Award for Best Classical Album.
||YouTube contains many clips of Carl's music of variable quality. This
curated list of clips contains some of Carl's favourite performances available on the internet.
||Carl's new concerto for piano four hands,
Zofomorphosis, was commissioned
by the ZOFO Piano Duet from San Francisco.
They gave the world premiere performance to a packed house at the
Park Music Festival in Chicago on August 17 conducted by the festival's Artistic Director
||Pianist Xiaoya Liu has released
the first commercial album featuring all four of Carl's piano sonatas. It is available from
Direct and on
Apple Music (and iTunes),
Spotify and other streaming services.
||Concord is Carl's new clarinet quintet commissioned by
Omega Ensemble and
the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
The first performances were presented by the Omega Ensemble in Sydney and Newcastle on
2 and 5 July 2022.
||On 22 July the
Klavierduo Hayashizaki Hagemann
presents a concert of new music for piano four hands titled
Zweisamkeit (togetherness) at the
Reutlingen Art Museum. It features
Carl's Sonata for Piano Four Hands alongside new music by Volker Ignaz Schmidt, Michael Frank Hagemann, Jacqueline Fontyn, Robert Alexander Bohnke and John Palmer.
||American pianist and fine art photographer
Elina Akselrud has released a new digital album for solo piano,
Scriabin & Vine. It features
Scriabin's 24 Preludes op 11 and Carl's
3rd Piano Sonata. It is available
on Apple music and all major streaming services.
||Endless is Carl's new work for quitar and string quartet, celebrating the life of architect and dedicated environmentalist
Jennifer Bates. It will be premiered by
Karin Schaupp and the
Flinders Quartet on a
Musica Viva national concert tour in 2023.
||Renowned flutist Jeffrey Khaner
performed Carl's flute concerto Pipe Dreams with the
Orchestra of Edmonton in September as the last concert of their 2021 season.
The concert was at
Louise McKinney Riverfront Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
||Carl's trombone concerto,
Five Hallucinations, was played at the
Music Festival in Wyoming in July 2021.
The soloist was the work's dedicatee,
Mick Mulcahy, and the Festival Orchestra was conducted by
Sir Donald Runnicles at
Walk Festival Hall in
||Carl's symphonic fanfare "V" was played by the
West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted
by new Assistant Conductor
Thaddeus Huang in May and June, 2021.
||The Vision String Quartet's
performance of Carl's
Third String Quartet in January 2020 at the Hamburg
Elbphilharmonie was cancelled.
Instead they presented it in a brilliant
live Concert-Stream from the Philharmonie Essen.
||Carl was interviewed by the
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in November 2020 for its
Cliburn Masterpiece series about the impact his
first piano sonata has had on the competition.
The interview is also available on Vimeo.
String Quartet had planned to present Carl's
Third String Quartet on tour in Germany
and Switzerland in late 2020.
The tour was cancelled following the European Covid-19 resurgence.
||The scheduled performance of Carl's
Sonata for Piano Four Hands by the
Piano Duo Hayashizaki-Hagemann
at the Art Museum Spendhaus
in June 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19.
||The innovative multimedia experience ZOFOMOMA
featuring Carl's "Arrival of Implacable Gifts"
was to receive new performances from the ZOFO Piano Duet in the USA through 2020. These were all cancelled due to Covid-19.
||Lindsay Garritson's worldwide premiere
tour to launch Carl's Fourth Piano Sonata was interrupted
by Covid-19. Her 2020 performances at the
Melbourne Recital Centre
in Australia and at the
Esplanade Recital Studio in Singapore
have both been postponed until further notice.
Ms Garritson's exclusive right to perform the work has been extended and
the work won't be publicly available until July 2021.
||Performances of Carl's
Percussion Symphony in March 2020 by the
Canberra Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Nicholas Milton AM, were cancelled
due to Covid-19.