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Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Orchestral

  • Presented by: Australian Music Centre and APRA AMCOS
  • Awarded: Annually since 2002 . This prize is no longer awarded.
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From 2020 awarded under the category "Work of the Year: Large Ensemble".

Read about the changes to the 2020 Art Music Awards categories.


Recipients of this award

Year Placing Awarded to Awarded for
2011 Finalist Elena Kats-Chernin Golden kitsch
2011 Finalist Christopher Gordon Lightfall
2011 Finalist Andrew Ford A Dream of drowning
2011 Winner James Ledger Chronicles
2012 Winner Nigel Westlake Missa Solis - Requiem for Eli
2012 Finalist Barry Conyngham Gardener of Time
2012 Finalist Ross Edwards Spirit Ground
2012 Finalist Peter Sculthorpe Shining island
2013 Winner Brett Dean Fire music
2013 Finalist Ross Edwards Full moon dances
2013 Finalist Carl Vine Piano concerto No. 2
2013 Finalist Andrew Ford Blitz
2014 Winner James Ledger Golden years
2014 Finalist Nigel Westlake Compassion
2014 Finalist Mary Finsterer Lake Ice
2014 Finalist Brett Dean The last days of Socrates
2015 Winner Brett Dean Dramatis personae
2015 Finalist Lachlan Skipworth Concerto for clarinet and orchestra
2015 Finalist Jon Rose and Elena Kats-Chernin Elastic Band
2015 Finalist Paul Stanhope Jandamarra: Sing for the Country
2016 Finalist Mary Finsterer Darkest light
2016 Winner Cathy Milliken Earth plays I-IV
2016 Finalist Elliott Gyger From joyous leaves
2016 Finalist Georges Lentz Jerusalem (after Blake)
2017 Finalist Ross Edwards Frog and star cycle
2017 Finalist Andrew Ford Raga
2017 Finalist Elena Kats-Chernin The Witching Hour
2017 Winner Lyle Chan Serenade for tenor, saxophone and orchestra ('My Dear Benjamin')
2018 Finalist Andrián Pertout Entropia
2018 Finalist Lachlan Skipworth Spiritus
2018 Winner Paul Stanhope Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
2018 Finalist Maria Grenfell Spirals
2019 Finalist Cathy Milliken DACCORD
2019 Finalist Elena Kats-Chernin Piano concerto no. 3
2019 Winner Carl Vine Implacable Gifts
2019 Finalist Melody Eötvös Ruler of the Hive