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MC interviewer Matthew Lorenzon

Matthew Lorenzon is a journalist and musicologist specialising in art music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His academic work combines theoretical and philosophical speculation with music analysis and archival research.He holds a PhD in musicology from the Australian National University with a thesis on the interaction of music and philosophy in Antagonisme, a chamber work by Xavier Darasse on a text by Alain Badiou. Matthew edits the Partial Durations blog and podcast. As a journalist he believes in critics maintaining a dialogue with musicians and audiences to help foster mutual understanding.