Resonate Feature Articles
In-depth articles discussing issues relating to Australia's new music scene - you can also browse our archive of all feature articles.
by Felicity Wilcox
With the release of Uncovered Ground (Move Records 2021), an album consisting entirely of her own chamber works, Felicity Wilcox shares some insights and explains why this was a good time to record a portrait album.
by Peter McNamara and Brad Gill
In this article composers and collaborators Peter McNamara and Brad Gill talk about engaging with ancient texts in two works, McNamara's De Rerum Natura and Gill's Five Pali Songs.
by Sam Curkpatrick
Sam Curkpatrick summarises some of the ideas and narratives behind one of this year's major Australian music events, 'Wata'. The project, premiered in Melbourne earlier in 2021, was led by pianist and composer Paul Grabowsky and brought together songmen, improvisers and a symphony orchestra in a new kind of large-scale, collaborative work.
by Me-Lee Hay
'I'm always drawn to sounds that are simultaneously beautiful yet dangerous and dark, and Conrad's story echoed these nuances', writes film composer Me-Lee Hay about her debut album soundtrack release for the biopic Heretic.
by Louise Denson and Janice Black
Louise Denson and Jan Black write about their large-scale work Cooktown Cantata to be premiered in Brisbane on 12 June 2021, with more performances to follow at Nature’s Powerhouse, Cooktown on 17-19 June 2021 during the Cooktown Discovery Festival.
by Cyrus Meurant
Cyrus Meurant writes about his recent work, including the song cycle Stray Birds, setting selections from the poem by the Bengali Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, and a brand-new work The Crossing of a Sea, scheduled to premiere at the Melbourne Recital Centre on 7 September in a program by the Syzygy Ensemble.