The American concert pianist, who built a career in conducting, teaching and left-handed repertoire when an injury affected his right hand, has died at the age of 92.
The Australian Music Centre has put the call out for Expressions of Interest for the $5000 MOMENTUM Commission, which is supported by a leading Australian composer.
Victorian Arts Minister Martin Foley celebrated the milestone at last night's live streamed concert. Meanwhile founders Chris Howlett and Adele Schonhardt have exciting plans for MDCH.
Highlights include Barrie Kosky's riotous Meistersinger, a bravura new Tannhaüser, and two complete Ring Cycles.
Four Winds, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Gondwana Choirs and Sydney Chamber Opera are among the 58 small to medium arts organisations who will receive funding for up to four years.
After playing with the Australian String Quartet for seven years, cellist Sharon Grigoryan will leave in November and be replaced by Michael Dahlenburg.
Opera Australia’s digital Ring Cycle, directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, was scheduled to open in Brisbane this November, but will now be staged in 2021.
Louise Bezzina has recast her first program for Brisbane Festival to focus on local voices and outdoor events.
While the orchestra is yet to return to the concert hall, it will perform a series of 'Sanctuary' concerts in Community Centres across metropolitan Adelaide in August.
The multi-arts venue will reopen to the public on August 7, with new art installations on display, after creditors approved a multi-million dollar bailout.
The popular entertainer has founded a website where costume designers can sell masks directly to the public. It will also auction one-off masks to support The Children's Hospital at Westmead.
Deutsche Grammophon and Z2 Comics have teamed up to produce a new graphic novel, which will be accompanied by a compilation album of the composer’s works.
The Australian National Academy of Music will make the historic Melbourne precinct its interim home for the next three years, while South Melbourne Town Hall undergoes urgent engineering work.