01 November 2017

Underscore – a documentary about the score for Ali’s Wedding

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Composer Nigel Westlake’s work is steeped in the classical tradition. For the Muslim rom-com Ali’s Wedding, he marries his trademark style with Middle Eastern influences to bring to life the film’s universal themes. Click here to watch the 3 episodes on ABC Iview.                         […]

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04 August 2017

Ali’s Wedding – Wins ARIA Award

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Congratulations to the amazing music team for their work on ALI’S WEDDING Thank you and warmest appreciation to – ABC Classics –  Toby Chadd, Natalie Shea, and all the ABC Classics Team for your ongoing support The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Rory Jeffes, Aernout Kerbert, Mark Sutcliffe Joseph Tawdros – Oud Lior – Vocals Slava Grigoryan […]

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04 April 2017

Babe goes to New York

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In December 2016 Babe in Concert received its US debut at the Lincoln Centre performed by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Nigel Westlake. Babe in Concert features a screening of Chris Noonan and George Miller’s Academy Award Winning movie Babe with Westlake’s score performed live to picture. The live concert version of the film […]

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04 April 2017

Spirit of the Wild

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Spirit of the Wild – concerto for Oboe The concerto received its premiere as part of the Sydney Symphony’s opening 2017 concert season, conducted by chief  conductor and artistic director, David Robertson. Composed expressly for the prodigious talents of Diana Doherty, this commission was made possible through generous funding provided by Jane Mathews AO and Symphony Services […]

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04 April 2017

Compassion returns to Melbourne in 2018

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Westlake & Lior join the Monash Academy Orchestra Melbourne for performances of  Compassion in May 2018. Winner of the Aria award for Best Classical Album in 2014, Westlake & Lior’s Compassion will be performed live in concert with Westlake’s Antarctica Suite for Guitar & Orchestra featuring Aria Award winning soloist Slava Grigoryan. Concert details here. […]

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04 April 2017

Missa Solis

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Missa Solis – Requiem for Eli features in new major dance production. The SKANES DANSTEATER of Sweden presents To See the World While the Light Lasts featuring the music of Nigel Westlake & John Adams. Westlake’s multi award winning Missa Solis – Requiem for Eli has been incorporated into a major ballet production choreographed by […]

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