The new Director of Artistic Programming at the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and former ABC Classic and ABC Jazz Content Manager, reflects on how his musicologist father informed his curiosity, and admits to playing the cello, badly.
Paul Goodchild retires from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra after 41 years.
This year’s APRA Professional Development Award winners include composer Connor D’Netto, and musical theatre writers Hugo Chiarella and Naomi Livingston.
Rather than always expecting classical precision, it’s sometimes cool to be like Harrison Ford and make things up on the spot, says Guy Noble.
Hamed Sadeghi and the Eishan Ensemble offer up a rich and compelling brew of ideas and sounds.
Curated by Cameron Lam, this month's playlist of Australian art music features new music from 2021 Art Music Fund recipients and the first of the ABC's Fresh Start Commissions.
The Content Manager will say goodbye to the ABC after eight years as he moves to his new role as Director of Artistic Planning with the Australian Chamber Orchestra at the end of the month.
Sydney Conservatorium partners with The Women’s Club in Sydney to host a series of recitals highlighting female composers and performers.
A commissioned work focusing on the importance of water and waterways flows neatly into a band set from award-winning guitarist Hilary Geddes.
Federal Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has resisted calls to extend the subsidy for the arts industry, confirming that JobKeeper will cease on 28 March.
Saxophonist Matt Keegan charts his great-grandfather’s journey from Vienna to Australia in a soaring song cycle, surrounded by a suite of players at Mary’s Underground.
The saxophonist and composer draws on the life of his great grandfather Heini Portnoj, who escaped the Nazis and came to Australia in 1940, in the first live performances of his suite Vienna Dreaming.
A sombre, sometimes explosive exploration of percussion set to the tense groove of US civil unrest.