The two awards will be presented at the Sydney Opera House on 6 April on the opening night of The Australian Ballet's New York Dialects.
Opening events due to take place this Friday are being rescheduled because of the five-day COVID-19 lockdown in WA.
Lindy Hume, Chrissie Parrott, Lorrae Desmond and David Helfgott are among the Australians recognised, while some refuse or return their awards.
The program under new Creative Director Lindy Hume includes local Yuin artists, cellist Timo-Veikko Valve, the SSO 2020 Fellows, Sydney Dance Company, and Compassion by Nigel Westlake and Lior.
What are the ‘Sacred Cows’ of classical music and the arts that you’d like to see taken down a peg – or thrown out completely?
Claire Cowan's Hansel and Gretel ballet score is a delectable treat for young and old.
Run by Moogahlin Performing Arts, this year's festival will develop six new works by First Nations storytellers, four of which will be performed live this weekend as part of Sydney Festival.
Judith Neilson’s new cultural centre is kicking off 2021 with a site-specific work from choreographer Rafael Bonachela and Sydney Dance Company, with plenty more to come.
Mary Li’s memoir is a splendid companion piece to that by her husband, Li Cunxin.
Aurélien Scannella, Krzysztof Pastor and Lisa Pavane talk to Jansson J. Antmann about the impact of COVID on the ballet world.
Inspired by Vivaldi's Four Seasons, there are some lovely visual and musical effects, but the production doesn't get to grips in real depth with the issues promised.
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Jansson J. Antmann, Steve Dow, Deborah Jones and Ian Whitney analyse this year’s offerings in theatres and concert halls.