Harriet Cunningham

Harriet Cunningham

Harriet Cunningham is a freelance writer and researcher based in Sydney, best known in print as a classical music critic for The Sydney Morning Herald. She was recently awarded a doctorate for her work on a history of Dartington International Summer School. She has been known to play the violin.

Articles by Harriet Cunningham

21 May, 2019

From Book Shelf to Ice Shelf

Carolyn Philpott’s work as a musicologist has taken her from writing a book about Malcolm Williamson to visiting Antarctica. She reveals how she is exploring the ways composers have used music to represent landscape, and how music might advocate for fragile regions.