Sibelius and Ensemble Offspring nominated in Australian Classical Music Awards

Each year the Australian Music Centre hosts the Classical Music Awards, which aims to celebrate “Australia‚Äôs finest compositions, performances and outstanding achievements in contemporary classical music.” We’re delighted that Sibelius, along with our partner Ensemble Offspring, have been nominated in the Outstanding Contribution to Australian Music in Education in recognition of the Sibelius Composer Awards […]

Plucked From Nowhere composition competition

I was recently contacted by conductor and composer Geoffrey Alvarez about a composition competition that his ensemble, the Alvarez Chamber Orchestra, is running. From his web site: The Alvarez Chamber Orchestra is holding a competition for composers of any age and nationality to submit works for Harp and Chamber Orchestra. There is no specification as […]

Goldie’s Proms commission will be scored in Sibelius

BBC Radio 4’s daily culture and arts programme, Front Row, this week interviewed drum-and-bass musician, artist and actor Goldie about his new exhibition, The Kids Are All Riot, and his commission for this summer’s Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. Goldie rose to prominence in the world of classical music last summer when he participated […]