Rising star composer and violist Matt Laing took part in the Flinders Quartet’s Composer Development Program last year and the Quartet will premiere his new work Out of Hibernation, in their first program this year. The composer tells us about working with the Flinders Quartet and studying with Brett Dean in Berlin.

Matt Laing, Viola, Flinders Quartet Matt Laing. Photo © Sharon Gertner

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