Enigma Quartet And Riley Lee Release New Album On ABC CLassic
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Enigma Quartet And Riley Lee Release New Album On ABC CLassic

World-renowned shakuhachi master Riley Lee has joined forces with the Sydney-based Enigma Quartet to create a new genus of music in one of the most ambitious commissioning and performance projects in recent years. Their new album, The Five Elements takes the listener on a kaleidoscopic journey through the Australian landscape that traverses universal concepts linking…

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)…