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.
Hail to the sing for the Australian Vocal Ensemble’s glittering launch.
The season features Australian guest soloists including Siobhan Stagg, Jayson Gillham and Grace Clifford, a new chamber series, and a new initiative committed to greater representation of women composers.
A series of newly commissioned concertos written for members of the orchestra are amongst the highlights of the MSO’s first six months back on stage after the COVID-19 shutdowns.
The ASQ probes the string quartet genre and premieres a major new work that champions women writers and composers.
Inspired by A Room of One's Own, the composer has written a searching string quartet.
Violinist Dale Barltrop tells us about the ensemble’s recording project which will see new Australian works released digitally across 2020.
The inaugural Women in Music Festival will take place over two days in Melbourne, on a site that became a focal point for women’s suffrage, while ABC Classic celebrates International Women's Day on the airwaves.