Two musicians from the orchestra give us their unique insight into WASO's Composition Project.
Angelica Mesiti’s work for the Venice Biennale is an optimistic vision of community.
For the ex-pat guitarist, it's a case of Boyd meets girl, has baby, founds concert series and tours Australia.
With movements titled ‘Hubris’ and ‘On-message’, Brett Dean’s new piece for the Doric String Quartet swipes left on social media.
Richard Meale once stood alongside Peter Sculthorpe as a hero of Australian music. James Koehne examines why he fell from prominence and argues that he was the most Romantic of Modernist composers.
This issue includes features on Lang Lang, Whiteley: The Opera, Gondwana Choirs, Notre Dame, Jayson Gillham, Sweeney Todd, and much more.
Set to play Beethoven's five piano concertos in June, Gillham talks about how the composer is at the centre of his musical existence.
How a jar or two with Wagner led to the befuddled dedication of the Third Symphony.
The arts play a crucial role in questioning and shaping cultural norms and attitudes. In this time of tectonic social change, we need to reconsider what opera can be in the 21st century says Sally Blackwood.
As much as she protested, a career in music was the only option for this young singer. She tells us about competition success, the best piece of advice she’s ever been given and her dream opera roles.
The esteemed Irish pianist and educator is the Jury Chair of the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition in Queensland. He offers words of advice to young musicians.
The Australian Chamber Choir is exploring a new concept in its latest concert, which it is performing in Australia and around Europe.
One of the finest violinists of his or any generation, Ysaÿe was also a composer of considerably greater talent than he himself was inclined to believe.