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…

Paul Lowin Finalists For 2019 Announced
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Paul Lowin Finalists For 2019 Announced

Six Australian compositions have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes, as announced by the Australian Music Centre today. They are Katy Abbott, Brett Dean, Elliott Gyger, Lachlan Skipworth, Luke Styles and Nigel Westlake. The winners of the Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize (valued at $25,000) and the Song Cycle Prize (valued at $15,000)…

Applications Open For 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes
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Applications Open For 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes

Applications for the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes, now open, as announced by Perpetual and the Australian Music Centre. Entries should be lodged online by 5pm AEST on Sunday 30 June 2019. The two prizes, The Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize 2019 of $25,000 and the Paul Lowin Song Cycle Prize 2019 of $15,000 are among Australia’s most significant prizes for…