Brenton Broadstock Recordings

Brenton Broadstock was born in Melbourne, Australia in December 1952. From 1982-2007 he was employed in the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne where he was Professor of Music and Head of Composition.

In 1999 Brenton received the prestigious Don Banks Award from the Australia Council for his contribution to Australian music and in 2014 he received an AM, Member of the Order of Australia, in the Australia Day Honours for “significant service to music as a composer, educator and mentor”.

He has won numerous prizes for composition, including the Paul Lowin Song Cycle Prize, 2 APRA Awards and 2 Maggs Awards; his music has been performed at many national and international festivals, including the BBC Proms; by all of the major orchestras in Australia, by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra in Finland and at the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games.

The composer of 6 symphonies, concertos for tuba, piano, euphonium and saxophone; several orchestral works, a chamber opera, 3 string quartets and much chamber, choral and solo music, his compositions are available on 50 commercial CDs worldwide.