Emily Sun. Photo © Shi-Joong Kim.

The 2021 ARIA Award nominations have been announced, with Christian Li nominated for his album of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons – the youngest soloist to record the famous works; Emily Sun and Andrea Lam nominated for their album of French repertoire, Nocturnes; Genevieve Lacey and Marshall McGuire have been nominated for their lockdown recording project, Bower, an extraordinary juxtaposition of Baroque and new experimental compositions; and Melbourne pianist/composer Nat Bartsch is nominated for her album Hope, an album of minimalist piano pieces initially composed amidst the Black Summer bushfires of 2019/20, and then shaped anew by the pandemic.

For a full list of nominees and their stories, read about it through Limelight Magazine HERE