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APRA/AMCOS 2015 Art Music Award Winners

Last night  APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre announced the winners of the 2015 Art Music Awards in a ceremony held at the City Recital Hall in Sydney. The awards recognise the achievement and creative success of composers, performers and practitioners in contemporary art music, jazz and experimental music.  The award for the Orchestral Work of the Year…

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Art Music Award Nominees 2015

The 2015 APRA/AMCOS Art Music Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music has been given to composer, pianist and scholar Larry Sitsky AM for his “significant and enduring contribution to Australian music.” The award will be made at the 2015 Art Music Awards ceremony on Tuesday 11 August. The recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music award is…

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Brett Dean Appointed To The BBC Symphony Orchestra

Composer and violist Brett Dean has been appointed Artist in Association at the BBC Symphony Orchestra for three years from 2014 to 2017. “The position will see a significant number of Dean’s works being performed by the BBC SO…. as well as him working with the orchestra as soloist and conductor.”  Performances include the solo…