Andrew Litton, who once met the great man, talks to Clive Paget about the Soviet composer's lighter side.
Pianist Coady Green asked Linda Kouvaras to compose a work about a little-known location in Melbourne; he discusses the piece that eventuated.
Cameron Lam explores old favourites and new tracks in this month's Australian Art Music playlist.
Director Gary Abrahams talks Borgias, bling and bel canto as opera’s favourite villain makes a comeback.
Baroque music is far from being "all the same", as some believe, says Sally Melhuish, who writes here about the new styles and genres in Spanish Baroque music.
The MSO’s Chief Conductor discusses Stravinsky's The Firebird, Petrushka and The Rite of Spring as his August concert program gets underway.
Ross Fiddes discusses his new work for soprano and piano, using words by poet Derek Dowding, which premieres next week at the Newcastle Music Festival.
Clinton White reports from this year's Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville, and talks with AD Jack Liebeck and culinary icon Maggie Beer.
From Alkan to Kapustin, the South Korean virtuoso was born to be adventurous.
Paul Dean discusses his role as composer-in-residence, clarinettist, conductor and conversationalist at this year's Australian Festival of Chamber Music, opening tonight.
John Clark's new memoir analyses NIDA's profound impact on Australia's arts and culture. In this extract, he discusses the 1970 staging of The Legend of King O'Malley at Jane Street Theatre.
With The Glass Menagerie opening in Perth next week, actor Mandy McElhinney and director Clare Watson talk about Tennessee Williams' legacy and revisiting the oft-maligned role of Amanda Wingfield.
The American virtuoso talks maestro mentors, the joys of three, and a plus side to the pandemic, as she prepares to tour Australia with the Z.E.N. Trio.