- Michael Barkl
(b Canberra, Aug 25, 1962). Australian composer. She studied composition at the University of Melbourne (BMus, 1987; MMus, 1994; PhD, 2003) and with Louis Andriessen at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Since 1985 she has worked chiefly in Melbourne and Sydney as a freelance composer, and lecturer. Finsterer’s music draws on extra-musical elements in its expression of extremes of dramatic effect. ...