Posts tagged as "australia"

Sophie Hutchings Recommends…

April 16, 2020

Ahead of the release of her album Scattered On The Wind, Australian pianist and composer Sophie Hutchings recommends her favourite listening, reading, viewing, eating, and places to visit. Music Ohhhhhh there’s too many to mention! So I’m going to go with the first neo-classical outfit I discovered: Rachel’s. Bordering on chamber-cross-orchestral with moments of indie-rock […]

'Untitled Goose Game' Soundtrack – Making Debussy Dynamic

April 1, 2020

“It’s a lovely day in the village, and you are a horrible goose.” The now-iconic video game Untitled Goose Game – in which players take control of a goose whose primary objective is to bother the inhabitants of a small village – became a sensation in late 2019. The game beat Nintendo’s own The Legend […]

Ella Macens – The Space Between Stars

March 10, 2020

Sydney-based Ella Macens is a fast-emerging composer with a passion for choral, orchestral and chamber music. Her eclectic and appealing style is influenced by a love of pop songwriting and her own Latvian heritage. Her music has been performed by such prestigious ensembles as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Gondwana National Choirs, and the State Choir […]

Nat Bartsch – On Gender and Motherhood in Music

March 6, 2020

Nat Bartsch is a composer and pianist based in Melbourne, Australia. After graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts, Nat travelled to Europe to study with ECM label artists Tord Gustavsen and Nik Bärtsch. This experience influenced her aesthetic direction as Nat sought to discover her own essential voice as an artist. Nat’s reflective […]

Joep Beving ‘Henosis’ – A Conclusion To The Album Trilogy

March 2, 2020

Henosis is the final volume in a trilogy of albums by acclaimed neo-classical composer and pianist Joep Beving. The album marks the end of an intensely personal four-year spiritual and philosophical exploration. A new deluxe edition of Henosis, released in February 2020, includes solo piano versions of the works ‘Klangfall’, ‘Orvonton’, ‘Sol And Luna’ and […]

Sophie Hutchings releases new neo-classical piano music

February 10, 2020

Australian neo-classical pianist and composer Sophie Hutchings has announced the release of her forthcoming album Scattered On The Wind for April 2020 on record label Mercury KX, and has released a brand new single, ‘Two Flames’. The new track ‘Two Flames’ is an indelible first taste of Sophie’s musical ambition, scale, and prowess. The track […]

Luke Howard soundtrack released on vinyl

January 14, 2020

Melbourne-based composer and pianist Luke Howard has announced the release of his acclaimed soundtrack to short film The Sand That Ate The Sea on vinyl. Artist royalties from sales of the vinyl have been donated in advance to the Australian Red Cross. Limited to 500 copies, the soundtrack album comes in a frosted clear vinyl […]

Studio Ghibli Film Music Returns to Melbourne

January 7, 2020

Legendary composer-conductor Joe Hisaishi will conduct a performance of his music from the films of Japan’s legendary Studio Ghibli in an extraordinary concert event at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, exclusive to Melbourne. Saturday 29 February & Sunday 1 March 2020Sidney Myer Music BowlBook Tickets Hisaishi will conduct the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and MSO Chorus through the […]

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