Inspired by her favourite video game, Holly Harrison explains how extreme sports and music become one in her latest work for Omega Ensemble.
Composer and trumpeter Louisa Trewartha talks about her new CSO world premiere, which reflects upon the 'haunting beauty' of Sibelius.
Composer Dave Crowe talks about his new work for Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra, which translates local crime stats into music.
May Lyon explains why a commission from Musica Viva Australia inspired images of juxtaposing aspects of nature.
Dharug composer Christopher Sainsbury has written a new opera for Victorian Opera, with a libretto by First Nations playwright Jane Harrison.
Justin Williams discusses his First Symphony, which the Queensland Symphony Orchestra will debut alongside Mahler’s Symphony No. 6.
Sally Greenaway responds to our collective experience of navigating the pandemic in a poignant new work for four double basses.
The composer discusses a new work that imagines the harmonic series of our solar system and employs magic squares to give each planet a musical colour.
Anne Cawrse explains how three Australian women inspired her new concerto for marimba and orchestra.
Andrew Schultz discusses his new work for the WASO, which draws on Thelonious Monk and a folk song celebrating wild horses.
Elena Kats-Chernin explains how her first violin concerto, written for soloist Emily Sun, draws on ideas she had just explored in a score for a German silent film set in the circus world.
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Composer in Residence for 2023, Mary Finsterer, explains how her new work takes inspiration from the vast canon of musical settings of the Latin chant O magnum mysterium.
Leah Curtis introduces her work Infinite Possibilities, which maps and illuminates new sound worlds, ahead of its world premiere by Canberra Symphony Orchestra.