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.
In her new concerto for orchestra, Cathy Milliken drew on a poem by Walt Whitman and the different processes of weaving.
In his new concerto for Amy Dickson, Matthew Hindson harnesses the incredible flexibility of the soprano saxophone.
Premiering in Townsville, Connor D’Netto’s new string quartet is another step closer to completing a life-long musical bucket list.
With movements titled ‘Hubris’ and ‘On-message’, Brett Dean’s new piece for the Doric String Quartet swipes left on social media.
Cicada song is a vividly Australian sound. Kate Moore tells us how these ‘little stringed instruments’ inspired her new work for the Australian String Quartet.
Before unleashing his new concerto with the MSO, clarinettist-composer Paul Dean talks about the musicians that inspired it.
In her new piece for the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Heather Shannon draws on both her classical training and work with indie rock band The Jezabels.
Cello and piano take the listener on a musical journey in Natalie Williams' new piece for British cellist Natalie Clein.