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.
With the year drawing to a close, we look back over the classical music concerts that wowed our critics in 2019.
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.
With ticket sales up 12 percent on last year, the Festival’s 25th anniversary year has been its most successful ever.
An astonishing performance.
The inclusion of Andrew Schultz's opera at CIMF was an inspired stroke.
Brilliant playing in a cross-channel debate.
A shaky start transforms into an evening of very fine music-making.
A stunning spectrum of musical traditions new and ancient.
A spellbinding glimpse at a new era for the ground-breaking Brodsky Quartet.
Winther’s ambitious solo Bach journey was not without its perils.
Roland Peelman reveals the scope of his ambition for the CIMF's 25th anniversary in a spectacular opening concert.
Before he embarks on a complete cycle of Bach’s solo works over a single day at the Canberra International Music Festival, violinist Kristian Winther tells us why he’s channelling the monster that never breathes.