Discography



ELISION Ensemble has recorded 24 compact discs for Australian and international record labels since its founding in 1986. The compact discs are available from excellent retailers worldwide and the Australian Music Centre.





Richard Barrett: DARK MATTER


This recording features ELISION Ensemble and CIKADA under the direction of Christian Eggen.


NMC D183, released 2012


This CD is available for purchase at > NMC





Sam Hayden: presence/absence


Trio EKL, ELISION Ensemble conducted by Eugene Ughetti, ensemble mosaik conducted by Enno Poppe


NMC D168, released 2012


This CD is available for purchase at > NMC





Aaron Cassidy: The Crutch of Memory, ELISION Ensemble


A compendium of works by Aaron Cassidy spanning a decade from 1999 to 2009.


NEOS 11201, Released 2012


This CD is available for purchase at > NEOS





ELISION Ensemble present: strange forces

RICHARD BARRETT, AARON CASSIDY, KLAUS K HÜBLER, EVAN JOHNSON, LIZA LIM, TIMOTHY McCORMACK


The long awaited recording release of cutting-edge musical works created in collaboration with ELISION Ensemble. Featured on this recording are the performing talents of Tristram Williams (trumpet, flügelhorn), Benjamin Marks (alto and tenor trombones) and Richard Haynes (bass clarinet)


HCR03


Released 2010 – available for purchase at the > University of Huddersfield Online Store





ELISION Ensemble present: transference

MARY BELLAMY, AARON CASSIDY, BRYN HARRISON, LIZA LIM


The long awaited recording release of cutting-edge musical works created in collaboration with ELISION Ensemble. Featured on this recordings are the sublime sounds of oboist Peter Veale, cellist Séverine Ballon and vocalist Catherine King.


HCR02


Released 2010 – available for purchase at the > University of Huddersfield Online Store





BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH: Terrain


Studio recordings of masterworks by Brian Ferneyhough featuring incredibly virtuosic performances by Graeme Jennings, Geoffrey Morris, Carl Rosman and Erkki Veltheim.


KAIROS 0013072KAI


Released 2010 - available at > KAIROS





RICHARD BARRETT: adrift


An album of live recordings 2007-2008 from performances in Antwerp, Brisbane and London featuring ELISION Ensemble, Sarah Nicolls (piano), Champ d’Action and Richard Barrett (live electronics).


psi records 09.10


Released 2009





RICHARD BARRETT and ELISION Ensemble: NEGATIVES


Re-released album of chamber music by Richard Barrett, including EARTH, Another heavenly day and the cycle negatives (1988-93) as well as a new, blistering performance of codex I.


NMC Recordings D143 Ancora +


Released 2009





RICHARD BARRETT and ELISION Ensemble: Opening of the Mouth


The long-awaited re-release of this landmark recording of the major work by Richard Barrett, Opening of the Mouth.


ABC Classics 476 3174

Released 2008

Original release 1999





RICHARD BARRETT and ELISION Ensemble: transmission


A compendium of solo music by Richard Barrett including knospend-gespaltener, transmission, air, abglanzbeladen-auseinandergeschrieben and interference.


NMC Recordings D117


Released 2006





CHRIS DENCH: ik(s)land[s]


A survey of the work of composer Chris Dench with the ELISION Ensemble.


NMC Recordings D089


Released 2005





CHAYA CZERNOWIN: Shu Hai practices javelin


Music by Chaya Czernowin performed by Ute Wassermann with ELISION Ensemble and the Basel Sinfonietta


Mode Records 117


Released 2002





LIZA LIM: The Heart‘s Ear


This acclaimed release brings together major works by Liza Lim. Featuring Street of Crocodiles, The Heart's Ear, Voodoo Child, INGUZ (Fertility), Koto and The Alchemical Wedding, in live and studio recordings by the ELISION Ensemble and Ensemble Modern.


ABC Classics Under Capricorn 456 687-2


Released 1999





DOMENICO DE CLARIO and LIZA LIM: the intertwining – the chasm


Documenting the three-year collaboration between composer Liza Lim and visual artist Domenico de Clario, this 72-page colour book from the Institute of Modern Art includes a CD of improvisations from Bar-do'i-thos-grol.


ISBN 1 875792 27 9


Released 1998





AKIRA NISHIMURA: Contemporary Composers from Japan


This fourth collection of the works by Japanese composer Akira Nishimura includes ELISION Ensemble's performance of River of Karuna II.


Fontec FOCD 2540


Released 1998





ELISION ENSEMBLE: AFTER THE FIRE


Solo and duo performances from members of ELISION Ensemble. Music by Richard Hames, Michael Whiticker, Liza Lim, Chris Dench, Alessandro Melchiorre, and Timothy O‘Dwyer.


Vox Australis VAST 019-2


Released 1996





BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH: Solo Works


Featuring Time and Motion Study I (Carl Rosman | bass clarinet), Time and Motion Study II (Friedrich Gauwerky | violoncello), Kurze Schatten II (Geoffrey Morris | guitar), Unity Capsule (Paula Rae | flute), and Bone Alphabet (Vanessa Tomlinson | percussion).


ETCETERA KTC 1206


Released 1998





MICHAEL SMETANIN: SKINLESS KISS OF ANGELS


Works by Michael Smetanin including Spin Ø, Bellevue II, the song cycle Skinless Kiss of Angels and Hot Block.


ABC Classics Under Capricorn 446625-2

Released 1995





ALESSANDRO MELCHIORRE: TERRA INCOGNITA


Alessandro Melchiorre‘s Terra Incognita for eleven instruments (1991) performed by ELISION Ensemble, on a disc with performances of other Melchiorre works by Het Nieuw Ensemble, Stefano Scordanibbio, and Irvine Arditti.


Dischi Ricordi CRMCD 1027


Released 1994





LIZA LIM: THE ORESTEIA


A memory theatre (opera) in seven parts based on Aeschlus' drama. Music by Liza Lim, text devised by Liza Lim and Barrie Kosky. Recorded by the original cast of the 1993 ELISION production of The Oresteia


WINNER of the 1996 Sounds Australian Award Best CD by an Australian Ensemble


Dischi Ricordi CRMCD 1030


Released 1994





RICHARD BARRETT and ELISION ENSEMBLE


Chamber music by Richard Barrett, including EARTH, Another heavenly day and the cycle negatives (1988-93). This disc has been re-released on the NMC label under the title ‘Negatives’.


Received a 10-star rating from Pascal Brissaud in REPERTOIRE Magazine (December 1993)


ETCETERA KTC 1167


Released 1993





ELISION ENSEMBLE: GARDEN OF EARTHLY DESIRE


Music by Liza Lim, Sandro Gorli, Franco Donatoni, Mauro Cardi and Gerard Brophy performed by ELISION Ensemble.


Dischi Ricordi CRMCD 1020

Released 1992





ELISION ENSEMBLE: CLASSICA CONTEMPORANEA


Our very first disc, containing Giulio Castagnoli‘s Sei Haiku, Chris Dench‘s Driftglass, Michael Whiticker‘s In Prison Air and Brendan Colbert's Altered States.


BMG/RCA CCD3011


Released 1992





ELISION ENSEMBLE: DRIFTGLASS


ELISION Ensemble recorded live in concert playing music by Chris Dench (driftglass (1991)), Liza Lim, Richard Barrett, and Alastair MacDonald.


We reget this disc is currently not available for commercial purchase.


ONE-M-ONE 1M1CD1018


Released 1992


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