The composer, sound artist and scholar will receive this year’s Richard Gill Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music.
Creating the Future, a new survey conducted by the Australia Council, shows a growing number of people have been engaging with the arts and support arts funding.
The Willgoss Ensemble Composition Prize will be split between two Australian-born composers with connections to the US.
Eight young composers will have their fanfare recorded and broadcast at venues around Australia, while another 16 will see their work performed at a concert at QPAC.
Dr Mark Temple, indie-rock drummer turned lecturer in molecular biology, is celebrating International Strange Music Day with a unique composition derived from the SARS-CoV-2 RNA sequence
The company returns with a socially distanced season of Angus Cerini’s new play Wonnangatta, starring Wayne Blair and Hugo Weaving.
The company has told staff that it is selling its Alexandria warehouse and undertaking an organisational restructure, which will include redundancies.
The prestigious musical theatre scholarship has come under fire after announcing an almost entirely white cohort of semi-finalists – and again for its “jawdropping” response to criticism.
The company returns to the stage, adhering to strict COVID-Safe guidelines, with Anita Hegh in A Room of One’s Own.
Limelight returns to print next month as the record of Australian music, arts and culture.
Artistic Director Brett Sheehy has described the decision as the “the dreaded conclusion to an incomprehensible year for MTC".
It will be the first commercial musical staged in Australia since theatres were shuttered in March, with a comprehensive Covid Safe Plan currently being put in place.
MacDonald will finish his tenure as Artistic Director and CEO at the end of his current contract, while the Brisbane company looks to revise its leadership model.