Reflections: Sir Jonathan Mills AO in conversation with Doug Beecroft
Reflections: Sir Jonathan Mills AO in conversation with Doug Beecroft

April 7th, 2024

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Australian-born composer and festival director Sir Jonathan Mills AO, has diverse creative interests. He’s composed award-winning operas and other works but is best known in Melbourne for his work as Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts in 2000 and 2001.  

Sir Jonathan was also acclaimed Festival Director of the prestigious Edinburgh International Festivals from 2007 until 2014. In October this year, Victorian Opera will present the world premiere of his new opera, based on Australian author Murray Bail’s novel Eucalyptus.

(Originally broadcast 6 August, 2023)