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)…

Riley Lee Joins Enigma Quartet For ‘Five Elements’
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Riley Lee Joins Enigma Quartet For ‘Five Elements’

  World-renowned shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) master, Riley Lee, has joined forces with the Enigma Quartet in Five Elements, anĀ ambitious commissioning and performance project to create an entirely new genre of music that blends Japanese with European music. They will perform in November as part of the popular monthly Prelude in Tea series at North…