"Haunting, thrilling, intoxicating and inspiring"
Canberra Times, March '12
"Selby has brought together musicians of exceptional calibre who clearly love playing together."
The Australian, March '12
"...polished, easy and utterly ravishing..."
SMH, 2011

Tour 4 - My Song is Love Unknown

Elizabeth Layton (violin), Glen Donnelly (viola), Julian Smiles (cello), Kathryn Selby (piano)

Join us for a joyous program of piano quartet masterpieces, including a tribute to English icon John Ireland's original creation by Australian Paul Stanhope. Guest artists joining Kathryn Selby for this marvelous evening of melody and charm are violinist Elizabeth Layton, former member of the famed Nash Ensemble and leader of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Australian violist Glen Donnelly and virtuoso cellist Julian Smiles. BUY TICKETS


New Music To Listen To

As a taster of our upcoming season, music excerpts from our 2010 & 2011 seasons can now be found in our new 'Backstage' link.


    2012 National Touring Season

    The 2012 Selby & Friends Season has an exciting new look and feel. With an ensemble cast that includes many of Australia’s most exciting and highly respected instrumentalists, the season showcases their stunning musical and communicative talents whilst presenting a magical variety of chamber ensembles from duos to quartets. We will share with you our commitment to our craft and the enthusiasm with which we all approach our unique world of ensemble music. S&F is proud to present this season of superb quality and variety to suit all tastes. Read more

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    "A light touch takes this trio from tragedy to rhapsody"
    Sydney Morning Herald July '12 - Read

    "Selby hones a sharper Edge"
    The Age July '12 - Read

    "Happy blend of talents"
    Advertiser July '12 - Read

    "Celebrating generosity"
    The Canberra Times May '12 - Read

    "A hearty feast for all friends and admirers"
    Sydney Morning Herald May '12 - Read

    "Sweet treats of a musical 'mousse'"
    City News, Canberra May '12 - Read

    "Haunting, thrilling, intoxicating and inspiring."
    The Canberra Times Mar '12 - Read

    "Selby and Friends gave it a vivid performance. Their raw, rugged rhythmic power conveyed all its boisterous fun while their delicacy preserved its high art values." The Australian March '12 - Read

    "Pianist Kathryn Selby has brought together musicians of exceptional calibre who clearly love playing together." The Australian March '12 - Read

    "Mellifluous Mozart began the concert, with Kathryn Selby lapping up the voluble piano part with consummate ease." Advertiser Nov '11 - Read

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