Holy Fools, the latest album by Australia’s Benaud Trio – Lachlan Bramble on violin, Ewen Bramble on cello and Amir Farid on piano – explores the music of Adelaide composer Luke Altmann. The composer was a nominee in both the Screen Music Awards and the AACTA Awards last year for his score for the documentary The Leunig Fragmentsand his music has been in the Benaud Trio’s repertoire for over a decade.

Holy Fools, Benaud Trio

“While a publicist might label this album ‘chamber chill’,” Lachlan Bramble writes in the liner notes, “that would be short-changing the emotional content of the music. A better description for the curious might be the spacious calm of Arvo Pärt touching the melodic wandering and resignation of...

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