Update for 2017

Commission by Syzygy Ensemble (Melbourne)
Commission by Plexus Ensemble (Melbourne)
Commission by Toowoomba Trio (Toowoomba, Qld)
Commission by Southern Cross Soloists (Brisbane, Qld)
Premiere – Duo for Soprano Saxophone & Organ (Kazan, Russia)
Premiere – Flute Concerto (Belgium, Commissioned and performed by Maddi Goodwin)
Premiere – 4 Characteristic Pieces for Pedalier (Switzerland)
Sky Jammer selected to be commercially recorded by the Brno Philharmonic in their Orchestral Masters release.


Multiculturalism, Indigenous culture & Spirituality … Michael has recently completed his first Flute Concerto, generously commissioned by Maddilyn Goodwin and the Australian Cultural Fund. It will be premiered in Belgium, 2017. For further information, and to make a donation – please visit: www.asunburntcountryproject.com








SKY JAMMER – what was said

An interview at Partial Durations, with Matthew Lorenzon

An article with Realtime Arts 

A blog with Cut Common Press Magazine

A local traveler’s blog entry  which includes possibly my favourite line about my music ever:  “Of the two recent Australian compositions, my favourite was ‘Sky Jammer’ by young composer Michael Bakrncev, an astringent nightmare of tower-blocks, with some very effective orchestration.”

Critic says

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) write up





2015 – Michael’s nomination by Robert Sazdov, for 40 under 40 inspiring individuals in the Macedonian Diaspora – You can read the full list of selected individuals here.