Last week the ARIA Awards provided well deserved recognition for recordings of works by Australian composers and writers.
BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Award winner: Australian Chamber Orchestra and Richard Tognetti – ‘River (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’
Last month, this album also won the prestigious APRA Screen Music Award for Best Soundtrack Album.
BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM
Award winner: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis – ‘The Enchanted Loom: Orchestral Works By Carl Vine’
The Enchanted Loom includes Carl Vine’s MicroSymphony, represented by Wise Music.
Also nominated: Amy Dickson, Colin Currie, Lothar Koenigs, Yvonne Kenny, David Zinman, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz & Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - 'Ross Edwards: Frog and Star Cycle / Symphonies 2 & 3'
BEST WORLD ALBUM
Award winner: Joseph Tawadros with William Barton – ‘History Has A Heartbeat’
Also nominated: William Barton and Véronique Serret – ‘Heartland’
Wise Music also congratulates ABC Classic for its significant contribution to our cultural life in releasing these worthy recordings.