The renowned Indigenous composer, singer and Artistic Director of Short Black Opera has won the $60,000 Prize.
Grants have been awarded to 24 musicians and ballet dancers from Australia and New Zealand to support their study in the UK.
Sam Allchurch will present a series of masterworks in 2020, including two world premieres.
She wraps up her three-year tenure as Artistic Director in the Festival’s 30th anniversary year.
Nick Deutsch’s final program as ANAM’s Artistic Director will feature three new commissions and see the students take part in performances ranging from Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt in concert to an epic Beethoven string quartet odyssey.
He receives a cash prize worth $200,000 CAD, as well as performance and recording opportunities.
The conductor and founder of Queensland Youth Orchestras mentored generations of Australian musicians.
Australia's last remaining classical music retailer will close its doors forever on December 21.
Baritone Thomas Hampson returns to the venue’s concert series, alongside Nicola Benedetti, Ingrid Fliter and James Ehnes – who celebrates Beethoven’s birthday with a violin sonata cycle.
Among the recipients are clarinettist Magdalenna Krstevska, euphonium player James Blackford, and soprano Yvette Keong.
Indigenous voices will feature prominently in next year’s festival, which will include 10 world premieres and a performance of Haydn’s Creation in tribute to Richard Gill.
Opening with a week dedicated to First Nations performances, Iain Grandage’s first program as Artistic Director spans a Noongar language adaptation of Macbeth to Cloudstreet, Philip Glass with puppets, and Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel in the park.
Young singers will have the opportunity to further their careers both in Australia and overseas through the newly created scholarships.