Alison Milyika Carroll, Djon Mundine, Thea Anamara Perkins, and Maree Clarke were among those honoured in a ceremony streamed from the Sydney Opera House.
The CSO has announced that Cottis will be Artistic Advisor from 2021, supported by Simon Hewett as Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Planning Manager Andy Baird.
The successful streaming initiative which has helped sustain local artists during the COVID-19 crisis will now invite patrons to selected performances.
The announcement, which will provide welcome relief for many in an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been overshadowed by accusations of “pork-barrelling”.
The yellow label’s new initiative, DG Premium, will focus on concert-length productions, from archive recordings to ticketed live-streamed concert events – including a virtual Bayreuth Festival.
The selected composers have each received $1000 bursaries to realise their works as part of the 2020 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address.
The initiative focused on advancing women composers has won a Classical:NEXT 2020 Innovation Award.
The choral conductor was extradited from Australia to Britain, where he has been sentenced to 24 years in jail.
The Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of South Australia will reopen their doors in June following their temporary closure due to COVID-19.
On May 21, a free concert in Sydney featuring Casey Donovan, will showcase COVID-Safe drive-in hubs for live entertainment opening in NSW and Victoria in July.
Previously the company’s Creative Producer, Harris is positioned to help guide the theatre out of shut down.
The new online series presented by Melbourne Digital Concert Hall will see more than 50 orchestral musicians earning performance income in June.
The Audience Outlook Monitor predicts 78% will attend as often as they did pre-COVID-19, but only 22% will return as soon as restrictions are lifted. Smaller venues are most likely to attract audiences in the near future.