2013 Paul Lowin Prizes for Composition – Shortlist announced
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2013 Paul Lowin Prizes for Composition – Shortlist announced

  The coveted Paul Lowin Prizes are being awarded again in 2013, and the winners will be announced in Sydney, on Monday October 28th, 2013. Presented by the Paul Lowin Trust and the Australian Music Centre (AMC), the awards are among Australia’s richest prizes for composition, with an Orchestral Prize of $25,000 and a Song Cycle Prize of…

Halcyon celebrates 15 years with ‘Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon’
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Halcyon celebrates 15 years with ‘Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon’

Vocal chamber music ensemble Halcyon celebrates 15 years at the vanguard of wonderful music making with two landmark events. They invite you to an evening of music at the new Sculpture Terrace of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Here, they will perform a selection of music from their project Kingfisher – Songs for Halcyon, which commemorates this anniversary and for…

The Australian String Quartet presents ‘Debussy’
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The Australian String Quartet presents ‘Debussy’

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) presents a program  they have called Debussy, centred around Debussy’s String Quartet in G minor and featuring as well, the music of Mendelssohn, Andrew Ford and Arvo Pärt. Mendelssohn’s String Quartet Op.44 No.2, a work of dazzling string writing completed on the composer’s honeymoon, negotiates the fine line between the elegiac and…