The new symphony had its premiere in Canberra on Monday night in front of a vast crowd (estimated at 150,000) stretching from Old Parliament House to the shores and surrounds of Lake Burley Griffin.
Listen on-line to the ABC recording of Three Architects Op. 91a, and Symphony No. 3 – Century Op. 91 performed by Canberra Symphony Orchestra/Centenary Chorus/Nicholas Milton at the Canberra100 website.
“Schultz has mapped out a symphonic scheme that could be a blueprint for Canberra’s long vistas and ordered avenues.” Read Matthew Westwood’s article in The Australian.
“The Symphony No. 3 “Century” by Andrew Schultz was a resounding success, drawing a standing ovation, wolf whistles and prolonged applause.” Read the full review from Clinton White from City News.
“Century is excellent. It is epic. It is powerful and beautiful”. Chris Wallace Columns.
“Composer Andrew Schultz’s musical celebration of Canberra is inspired by radical ideas and bold landscapes.” Read Larissa Nicholson’s article in full.