Classical sax – taking it to the 21st century.
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Classical sax – taking it to the 21st century.

Earlier this month, at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Sydney born Amy Dickson was named the 2013 Classical BRIT Award’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year for her new album Dusk & Dawn. This is notable for two reasons. Dickson is the first Australian to win a Classical Brit Award; second, it  signals a new interest in…

ARIA Announces 2013 Fine Arts and Artisan Awards Nominees
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ARIA Announces 2013 Fine Arts and Artisan Awards Nominees

  Nominees for the 2013 Fine Arts and Artisan ARIA Awards have been announced. The categories include  Best Classical Album, Best Jazz Album, Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album, Best World Music Album, Producer Of The Year, Engineer Of the Year, and Best Cover Art. Nominees for best Classical Album are Amy Dickson, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for Catch Me If You…

Amy Dickson Wins A Classical Brit Award
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Amy Dickson Wins A Classical Brit Award

Hot on the heels of her nomination for a 2013 ARIA Fine Arts Award, saxophonist Amy Dickson has won a Classical Brit Award, becoming the first Australian to win one of these coveted prizes. At the sumptuous awards ceremony held at London’s Royal Albert Hall this week Dickson was given the award for Best Breakthrough Artist for her new album Dusk & Dawn….