Iain Grandage (born 1970) has been Composer-in-Residence with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and has had his music performed by a variety of ensembles including the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Brodsky String Quartet and the Australian Brass Quintet. In addition to writing for orchestral and chamber forces, he has been active as a composer for the theatre, including scores for Cloudstreet, The Secret River and When Times Stops. His opera The Riders, which is based upon Tim Winton’s celebrated novel, was staged to great acclaim by Victorian Opera in 2014. Active as a music director, he has worked with cabaret artist Meow Meow, collaborated with the ACO on The Reef, and conducted orchestras for Garrumul and Tim Minchin. His orchestral piece Suspended appears on the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s Hush CD, The Magic Island.
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