Acclaimed for his evocative and vibrant compositions, Lachlan Skipworth’s music rewards not only the patient listener, but captivates from the very first note.
A rare gift for melody and an exploratory spirit mark his musical style, driven by a sense of focus and discipline derived from his study of the Japanese shakuhachi.
Skipworth has earned numerous accolades for his work, including the prestigious Paul Lowin Prize for orchestral composition in 2016 for his Clarinet Concerto, and a coveted ARIA nomination in 2022 for his most recent album Chamber Works vol. 2. Premieres so far in 2023 include an Easter Mass for the St Georges Cathedral Consort, the Oratorio project with the West Australian Opera, and most recently The Tides of Longing, premiered with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, WASO Chorus and Aquinas College Schola Cantorum, conducted by Eduardo Strausser.