Cairns-based Marliya Choir, comprising First Nations women, will open the WOW (Women of the World) Australia 2021 Festival with a performance of award-winning song cycle Spinifex Gum.
Dame Quentin Bryce tells us about the music she chose to accompany William Robinson's symphonic paintings in the exhibition Lyrical Landscapes, which she curated for HOTA.
Entertainer James Bustar has produced an impassioned video in which 30 artists talk about the devastating impact the pandemic has had on their careers and mental health.
Our recording of the month for August is the Tinalley Quartet's second release of Mendelssohn string quartets.
Dean Stevenson is writing a new piece of music every day during his 4PM project at MONA, starting from scratch each day.
Australian violinist Emily Sun felt daunted at the idea of recording her debut solo album of French repertoire, but it turned out to be such an amazing, intimate experience she felt sad when it was finished.
Who is to say that The Force is any less potent to its believers than the Holy Trinity?
How do we ensure that adventurous new music gets more than one performance?
The host of ABC TV’s Art Works recalls being surrounded by singing on the Papua New Guinean island where she was raised, and how her world opened up when she joined community radio.
This month’s concert highlights from ABC Classic, independent radio and streaming.
Many people are intimidated by new music because of a lifetime of sonic conditioning – a challenge Ensemble Offspring takes in its stride
Carmen Pavlovic’s mission to stage new musicals leads to Moulin Rouge!
Bringing Trent Dalton’s best-selling novel to life in the theatre.