Judith Carpenter, Daniel de Borah, Victoria Watts

flute, piccolo, sopranino recorder, Chinese bamboo flute
viola da gamba

Sunday, 4th July, 2010 2 pm
Gisborne St, East Melbourne
Melways 2F Kl

Meet the Artists

Judith Carpenter is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, where she studied with Mardi McSullea and Susan Barker. Former teachers include Leslie Barklamb, Margaret Crawford, Vernon Hill, Prudence Davis and Frederick Shade in Australia, Carlos Bruneel in Brussels and Patricia Morris in London. Judith is enrolled in a Master of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium, studying flute with Alexa Still and Geoffrey Collins, and is studying piccolo privately with Rosamund Plummer.

As a casual player, Judith has worked with the Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, and with Orchestra Victoria. She held a contract with the T.S.O and has also worked with orchestras in Norway and Spain. In 1998 Judith reached the final of the Recording Prize of the Ninth Vienna International Music Competition, and recently she was a finalist in the 2010 UPOL-ova svirel International Music Competition in Slovenia. She has broadcast live for the ABC in Hobart and for 2MBS FM in Sydney
Australian pianist Daniel de Borah (formerly Hill) divides his time between Australia and the UK where he is in great demand as a recitalist and concerto soloist. Born in Melbourne in 1981, Daniel studied at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music, London. He was 3rd Prize winner at the 2004 Sydney International Piano Competition and in 2005 was selected for representation by the Young Concert Artists Trust.

Daniel has given recitals at major venues and festivals throughout the UK and appeared as a concerto soloist with the English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players, and with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Barbican and Cadogan Hall. In Australia, Daniel has performed with the Sydney, Adelaide and Canberra’ Symphony Orchestras, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria amongst others. Daniel’s work as a chamber musician includes recitals with flautist Michael Cox, cellist Li-wei Qin, oboist Thomas Indermuhle and tenor Andrew Goodwin.

Victoria Watts is an active Melbourne musician and a member of the viola da gamba ensemble Consort Eclectus and Renaissance band La Compania. Originally from Sydney, she began her studies as a cellist, graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1995 studying viola da gamba with Ruth Wilkinson. She has recorded Music for Viols & Voice with Consort Eclectus and El Fuego with La Compania (ABC Classics).

Besides her own music making, Victoria is the President of the Australian Viola da Gamba Society and tutors regularly for viola da gamba workshops. She is currently administrator at the University of Melbourne’s Early Music Studio and for the Spring Early Music Festival


Pieces de Clavecin, IIFme Livre La Linote-efarouchee Le Rossignol-en-amour L ‘enjouee
Der Fluyten Lust-hof Engels Nachtegaeltje Onder de Linde groene
Sonatefur Flote und Klavier Largo-Allegro
Sonata for Flute and Piano /. Allegro malinconico II. Cantilena • HI. Presto giocoso
Francois Couperin (1668-1733)
Jakob van Eyck (1590-1657)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)


Suite Paysanne Hongroise
My Lagan Love
In Ireland
Three Chinese Folksongs Perpetual Spring Su Wu tends Sheep Purple Bamboo Melody
Le Merle Blanc
BelaBartok (1881-1945)
Hamilton Harty (arr.) (1897-1941)
Hamilton Harty (1897-1941)
Jonathan Stock (arr.) (1963- )
Ross Edwards (1943- )
Eugene Damare (1840-1919