To expand an earlier piano quartet, the composer wrangled the sounds of summer, a 9th-century hymn and a parrot's shriek.
Ahead of performances with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, the conductor explores the joys and challenges of Handel's oratorio.
Pianist Steven Osborne discusses his Debussy disc on Hyperion, Limelight's Recording of the Month in December.
Ahead of their works being premiered by the ensemble, Natalie Nicolas and Clare Johnston talk inspiration and what it takes.
From childhood until his final years, Britten’s love of celebrating at Christmas time resulted in a wealth of festive works.
A new book shows how JC Williamson sometimes saved D'Oyly Carte's bacon.
One of the participants in SDC's choreographer development initiative tells us about his work, which uses music by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.
In a good news story, the Sydney Con and others are getting behind the aims of the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program.
Born into poverty in China, “Mao’s Last Dancer” – now AD of Queensland Ballet – describes his first contact with an unearthed Swan Lake.
The young pianist encountered robbers, stowed away, and worked the docks in New York.
Ahead of an ANAM concert featuring piano works for four hands, the renowned pianist shares his thoughts on the musical form.
The maestro, and WASO Principal Conductor, celebrates the joys of French and putting sex on stage.
The Polish pianist has strong views on returning to the studio and the evils of unbridled technology.