Petra String Quartet

Now defunct, the Petra String Quartet was formed in 1977 from graduates of the Tasmanian Conservatorium and focused on Australian compositions. They toured the eastern states, then Europe in 1980.

Petra String Quartet is featured on the following titles

Petra String Quartet plays Conyngham and Tibbits

Barry Conyngham's first string quartet and George Tibbits' second performed by the Petra String Quartet.


Petra String Quartet also appears on

Bright Tracks

Winner of the 1998 ABC Classic FM "Listeners' Choice" Award, this double CD set brings together chamber music by Brenton Broadstock, one of Australia's most well- established and respected composers.

Performer: Ensemble

Larry Sitsky: De Profundis

Features 'De Profundis' based on texts by Oscar Wilde, in addition to 'Violin Concerto No.2', 'Fantasia No.2' and 'Petra'.



Features the Peter Clinch Saxophone Quartet, Petra String Quartet and Tehama Patkin in Australian works by Eric Gross, William Lovelock and Barry Conyngham.

Performer: Strings