Partial Durations is a site for news, reviews, and discussion of contemporary music produced with support from RealTime Arts, the Australian national arts publication focused on innovation in performing and media arts. We aim for two reviews and a feature article or podcast per month. If you are interested in contributing a review or discussion article, please get in touch.
Matthew Lorenzon, editor
Matthew Lorenzon is a journalist and musicologist who is passionate about art music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. His academic work combines theoretical and philosophical speculation with music analysis and archival research. He holds a doctoral degree in musicology from the Australian National University with a thesis on the interaction of music and philosophy in Antagonisme, a chamber work by Xavier Darasse on a text by Alain Badiou. As a music journalist, Matthew believes in critics maintaining a dialogue with musicians and audiences to help foster mutual understanding.
matthew dot lorenzon at gmail dot com