Roland Peelman, Claire Spencer, Tim Minchin, Caroline O’Connor, Hugo Weaving and Wesley Enoch are among those recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours.
The musical American Psycho leads the pack with nine awards, with Sydney Theatre Company’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane also highly honoured.
The National Gallery of Australia’s founding director, who acquired Jackson Pollock’s iconic Blue Poles, has died at age 88.
The much loved and respected maestro, who became SSO’s Conductor Laureate in 2019, has announced his retirement from public performances.
Alongside artists from every sector, the classical music community is uniting to stage fundraisers and offer other forms of relief to those affected by Australia’s catastrophic bushfires.
The esteemed Australian horn player, who had an important international career, has died at the age of 88.
Health-related projects come out on top, with a number of classical music individuals and organisations like the Four Winds Festival and Claire Edwardes also successful.
The British violinist will take up the role from 2021, succeeding Kathryn Stott.
Sydney Festival AD Wesley Enoch has expressed “great disappointment” at the cancellation of Opening Night starring Isabelle Adjani, but has announced a bushfire benefit.
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The critics have spoken: Yorta Yorta soprano and composer Deborah Cheetham is Limelight's Australian Artist of the Year.
The people have spoken: the late soprano has been named Limelight's International Artist of the Year.
The critics have spoken: pianist Víkingur Ólafsson is Limelight's International Artist of the Year.