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Erik Griswold's new work for Brisbane Music Festival was inspired by our current COVID predicament, and Cole Porter's song Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye.
The composer tells us about her new work for Sydney Chamber Choir, which celebrates the life and legacy of Swedish botanist Daniel Solander.
The composer explains how a fragment from Puccini became the starting point for her tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice, commissioned for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra's Australian Series.
The composer hopes her new work for choir – written during a period when choirs were silenced – will leave the listener uplifted and ready to work to fix the world.
The composer tells us about music and emotion in her new work for guitarist Slava Grigoryan and the Southern Cross Soloists.
The composer reveals how video conferencing in quarantine shaped his new work for Ensemble Offspring.
The composer and member of Kupka’s Piano explains how 2020’s relentless media cycle inspired her new work, which will be premiered at the Brisbane Music Festival.
Composer Ella Macens tells us how her eyes were opened to a powerful musical weapon that she’s harnessed in her work, Superimposition.
The composer tells us about her response to Beethoven’s Ninth, which premieres at the MSO’s Season Opening Gala.
In his new wind quintet for the Omega Ensemble, Russian-Canadian composer Airat Ichmouratov tells his story.
To mark his father’s final season with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Ed Frazier Davis is channelling Hildegard of Bingen.
The composer and broadcaster tells us about his new duet for violinist Tor Frømyhr and cellist David Pereira, and why his dedication to Kim Williams comes with an apology.