Sydney Symphony Orchestra Launches ’50 Fanfares’ A Major Commissioning Project
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra Launches ’50 Fanfares’ A Major Commissioning Project

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announed a major commissioning project supporting the future of Australian music. Called 50 Fanfares, this is a multi-season initiative which will see the Sydney Symphony commission and present the world premieres of new music by 50 Australian composers. The project has been designed to represent a broad range of Australian…

ABC Classics Commemorates International Women’s Day With A New Release
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ABC Classics Commemorates International Women’s Day With A New Release

Commemorating International Women’s Day today, ABC Classic is releasing Women of Note: A Century of Australian Composers. This double CD is the first in a new series of recordings, celebrating Australian female composers. Australia has a celebrated history of women in music – Nellie Melba, Joan Sutherland, Yvonne Kenny and Eileen Joyce in particular, loom large…

Ensemble Vinifera Showcases Women Composers
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Ensemble Vinifera Showcases Women Composers

Ensemble Vinifera performs in the popular Prelude in Tea series at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney with The Female of the Species, highlighting the work of women composers spanning the early 19th century through to the present day. The featured work is Ensemble Vinifera’s first commissioned work from Sydney composer Jessica Wells. Vinifera will also be…