Ahead of a solo with the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra, Brian Nixon explains why you will often see the timpanist with an ear close to the drum.
Brett Dean helps riff on the Brandenburgs, Lise Davidsen cements a rising reputation and Rachel Podger delivers six new – yes new – Mozart sonatas.
This year’s APRA Professional Development Award winners include composer Connor D’Netto, and musical theatre writers Hugo Chiarella and Naomi Livingston.
Pianist and composer Ronan Apcar, who is studying at ANU, discusses his new digital recording of four piano works by Australian composer Dulcie Holland.
Australian pianist and composer Daniel Rojas tells us about the Piazzolla Music Competition in which he has won second prize in the Solo Division.
The 2021 Utzon Music season at the Sydney Opera House features beloved classics by Beethoven and Clara Schumann as well as new works by First Nations artists.
The classical nominees at this year's AIR Awards are Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi, Ensemble Offspring, Richard Tognetti and the ACO, Jayson Gillham and the ASO, and Joseph and James Tawadros and the SSO.
The Ukrainian-born pianist talks about returning to live performance and his love of the Romantics ahead of his upcoming Sydney recital.
A forgotten Russian-Jewish voice receives ardent championing from Jonathan Powell.
The composers will spend two years with the Australian Composers' School, workshopping music with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
Glimpses of what might have been from a forgotten genius.
The 15-year-old Australian violinist has come second in the Junior section of the prestigious Menuhin Competition.
Iranian-Australian tar player and composer Hamed Sadeghi fell in love with his instrument after hearing it on the radio aged 13. Now based in Sydney, he fuses traditional Persian music and jazz with his quintet Eishan Ensemble.