Allan Walker is a composer, music researcher, editor and educator.
His music has been performed and commissioned by Australia's leading ensembles and performers, including the Astra Choir, Pipeline Contemporary Music Ensemble, Michael Kieran Harvey, Mardi McSullea, Miwako Abe, Daryl Pratt and Simone de Haan. Allan has been a lecturer in composition and theory at La Trobe University, the Victorian College of the Arts and the Queensland Conservatorium. His most recent research is on the late music of Keith Humble and publications include an article in Modernism in Australian Music 1950-2000 and a new scholarly performance edition of Humble's trio no. 2 published by Astra Publications.
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Michael Kieran Harvey performs his third piano sonata in the context of four contemporary Australian works that showcase the diversity of Australia's 21st century musical languages.