Leo Brouwer’s Tribute to Julian Bream and his Concerto Elegiaco

The classical guitarist and lutenist JULIAN BREAM Friday 14 August 2020 The Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist, Leo Brouwer has had a long and fruitful musical connection with Julian Bream as he so eloquently expresses in this tribute which he published on 14 August 2020. This long-standing musical relationship has produced some of the finest of…

Peter Sculthorpe 1929–2014

THE AUSTRALIAN composer Peter Sculthorpe was born in Tasmania and started to compose after his first lesson in piano, despite the strong disapproval of his piano teacher. He won a scholarship to attend the University of Melbourne’s Conservatorium of Music and then in 1958 was awarded the Lizette Bentwich Scholarship for doctoral studies at Wadham College, Oxford,…