The Conservatorium Library is currently holding an exhibition to commemorate acclaimed Australian composer, Peter Sculthorpe, Emeritus Professor of Compostion at the University of Sydney, and to celebrate his musical influences. On display are a selection of scores, books, recordings and in particular, featured musical instruments: an Indonesian Gamelan instrument and a Japanese Sho wind instrument.
Sculthorpe taught ethnomusicology, which supported his lifelong interest in the traditional musical cultures of Asia. Students of his included, Ross Edwards, Barry Conyngham and Anne Boyd. Read more >
Where: Entrance of the Conservatorium Library
Level 2, C41, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Corner of Bridge and Macquarie Street, Sydney.
Cost: FREE and open to the public.
Times: Opening times vary – please check the Conservatorium Library website for details.
For more information contact Marie Chellos or Celia Brown
Photo supplied by Sydney Conservatorium of Music.