In this episode you’ll hear
Composer: Maria Grenfell
interviewed by: Stephanie Eslake
This conversation was recorded on the 18th of August, 2016, in Maria’s home in Hobart, Tasmania.
“As long as I’m writing music, I’ll be learning something new”
Maria Grenfell is an Australian composer who has studied across New Zealand and the United States, including lecturing at the University of Southern California. She moved to Hobart in 1998, and her orchestral and chamber music has been celebrated nationally and beyond.
Music in this Episode
Roar! by Maria Grenfell
Performed by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matthias Bamert
Ten Suns Ablaze by Maria Grenfell
Performed by the Australia Ensemble, UNSW Performance unit
Night Songs by Maria Grenfell
Performed by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch
The music you heard in the opening and closing credits is:
I/O (2014), by Eli Simic-Prosic
For diskclavier, recorded by the composer.
Used with permission.
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This episode was recorded and produced by: Stephanie Eslake
Audio consultant: Daniel Thorpe
Mixing and Mastering: Thomas Green
Executive Producers: Lisa Cheney & Peggy Polias Making Waves
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