Australia Content in 2021

Well 2020 turned out somewhat differently than expected in the heady days of 2019 when I wrote about the anticipated Beethovapalooza in Australian orchestras. The impact of 2020 had an obvious effect on the operations, livelihoods, and planning of these organisations for 2021. Seasons have been shortened, postponed and thrown around all over the place.… Read More Australia Content in 2021

Australian works in 2017: The rankings

It’s the most glorious time of the year! I’ve been a-counting and a-gnashing! And with it, I begin the task of considering Australian content in the seasons of our major music organisations. The count is from season publicity- ie the publicly available brochure- so typically doesn’t include education and other outreach programs which often aren’t… Read More Australian works in 2017: The rankings