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Concert Review: Celebrating Strauss/ Sydney Youth Orchestra

Cheryl Barker AO Celebrating Strauss: Richard Gill, a celebration of life Sydney Youth Orchestra Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music 8 December 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker Australia lost one of its foremost champions of music...more...

Posted on December 11, 2018 @ 14.35
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Australian Haydn Ensemble Presents Haydn’s Farewell

On 16-Dec-18, at 2.30 pm

Erin Helyard Erin Helyard, director of Pinchgut Opera, joins the Australian Haydn Ensemble as guest director and fortepianist in an orchestral program of Haydn, Mozart and J.C. Bach inspired by the Enlightenment. J.C. Bach was...more...

Posted on December 10, 2018 @ 13.44  Dot  Shows
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Sir Bryn Terfel To Perform In Sydney

On 06-Nov-19, at TBA

Opera Australia is delighted to announce that the legendary Welsh bass-baritone, Sir Bryn Terfel, will give two concerts in Australia in November 2019, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne. Accompanied...more...

Posted on December 10, 2018 @ 13.28  Dot  Shows
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Nadia Piave And Friends Bring Heartbeats, Drums and Christmas Bells

On 20-Dec-18, at 7.30 pm

  Nadia Piave and Gino Pengue Soprano Nadia Piave presents Heartbeats, Drums and Christmas Bells – a celebration of Christmas in song and rhythm, featuring traditional, medieval, folk and contemporary Christmas songs and...more...

Posted on December 8, 2018 @ 11.54  Dot  Shows
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Thoroughbass Recreates Debussy’s Children’s Ballet

On 16-Dec-18, at 11 am

Thoroughbass presents a Christmas event for young and old – a remake of Claude Debussy’s children’s ballet La Boîte à joujoux, (The Toybox), composed in 1913 but not performed until 1919,...more...

Posted on December 8, 2018 @ 11.34  Dot  Shows
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Concert Review: Salon Société/ Twilight Musical Dialogues

Twilight Musical Dialogues’ Salon Société Salon Société, Musical Luminati Series, Twilight Musical Dialogues Adamstown Uniting Church, Newcastle  30 November, 2018 Adamstown Uniting Church, Newcastle, The final instalment of the Twilight Musical Dialogues’ 2018 series Musical...more...

Posted on December 5, 2018 @ 18.01
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Musica Viva Announces New Leadership Team

Anne Frankenberg and Hywel Sims. Image credit Albert Comper Musica Viva Australia today announced that Hywel Sims has been appointed CEO, while Anne Frankenberg will step into the newly created, Melbourne-based role...more...

Posted on December 5, 2018 @ 17.29  Dot  News
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Opera Review: Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera

Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera City Recital Hall 29 November 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker When Johann Adolphe Hasse reset his opera Artaserse for the Dresden Court Opera in 1740, he was oblivious to the Australian...more...

Posted on December 1, 2018 @ 14.05
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Cecilia Bartoli Sings Vivaldi Arias

Cecilia Bartoli presents a brand new album of arias by Antonio Vivaldi, two decades after her ground-breaking ‘Vivaldi Album’, which sold over 700k copies. On this latest Decca album simply titled...more...

Posted on November 27, 2018 @ 9.51  Dot  News