The new position, made possible by a bequest from iconic composer Peter Sculthorpe, is designed to promote and advance music in Australia.
New York welcomes a "squad" from down under as five Aussie composers and a flutist carry all before them.
A refreshing program full of uncompromising new music.
The arts play a crucial role in questioning and shaping cultural norms and attitudes. In this time of tectonic social change, we need to reconsider what opera can be in the 21st century says Sally Blackwood.
Peggy Glanville-Hicks should be a national icon. So why is she not better known? Hugh Robertson, Label Manager at ABC Classic, explains how the ABC is raising the profile of Australian women composers.
Not so much a new music tasting plate as a sumptuous multi-course banquet.
Women composers are wildly under-represented in Australian music across all genres but, as Rosalind Appleby discovers, a groundswell of change is gathering force.
Speak Percussion and Jessica Aszodi illuminate Liza Lim's dazzling fusion of opera and world percussion.
Sydney Symphony Orchestra CEO Emma Dunch responds to a report showing that of 3,524 works performed by 15 of the world’s major orchestras, only 82 were written by women.
Aussie composer Liza Lim's intriguing 'cut-out' opera receives a handsome second staging in the USA.
Liza Lim's 'cut-out' opera about life, death and the consequences of mad scientists has earned itself a second staging.
Composer Liza Lim is among the winners, receiving the Australia Council Don Banks Music Award.
Peggy Polias, Bree van Reyk, Georgia Scott and Josephine Macken will work with a bevy of Australia's best and brightest as part of the programme.