Opera Australia Announces 2018 Regional Student Scholarship Winners

#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Bonnie Staude Maddie Stephens Leah Bateman Declan Ross The four young winners of Opera Australia’s Regional Student Scholarships for 2018 have been announced and they are Bonnie Staude from Albany, WA, Maddie Stephens from...more...

Posted on December 19, 2017 @ 11.04  Dot  News
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The Dangers Of Commoditising The Arts: Doctoral Speech By Mary Jo Capps

Mary Jo Capps Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps was last week awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Melbourne, for her contribution to music and to the university. Music Viva...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 13.58  Dot  News
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Concert Review: CPE Bach, Mozart and Haydn/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Helyard

Dr Erin Helyard – “an infectious enthusiasm and quirky expressiveness”  CPE Bach, Mozart and Haydn Australian Haydn Ensemble City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney 15 December 2017 Written by Victoria Watson The Australian Haydn Ensemble was...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 13.10
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Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Brava! Mary Jo Capps Hearty congratulations to Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps who last week was awarded the degree of Doctor of Visual and Performing Arts honoris causa by the University of Melbourne,  in...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 12.33  Dot  News
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‘Phoenix Voices Of Youth’ Brings Hope In Song

Phoenix Voices of Youth The myth of the phoenix is well known – the fabulous, long-lived bird of fantasy which sprang with new life from the ashes of its pyre. The...more...

Posted on December 11, 2017 @ 11.15  Dot  News
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Australian Brandenburg’s Noël! Noël! On CD And DVD

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir under Artistic Director Paul Dyer AO, have released a recording of their popular annual Noël! Noël! Christmas concert. This release was recorded live at St Francis of...more...

Posted on December 5, 2017 @ 12.22  Dot  News
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Offspring Bites 1: A New Release From Ensemble Offspring

Ensemble Offspring has an exciting venture. It is a new annual recording series, Offspring Bites, celebrating the creation of new art music in Australia today, featuring an audio release alongside newly...more...

Posted on November 29, 2017 @ 15.55  Dot  News
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In Conversation With Dame Emma Kirkby

Lutenist Jakob Lindberg performs with soprano Ria Andriani in the Four Winds Windsong series masterclass. Image Kate Jorgenson British soprano Dame Emma Kirkby and Swedish Lutenist Jakob Lindberg were recently in...more...

Posted on November 27, 2017 @ 15.16  Dot  News
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Vale Dmitri Horostovsky

The beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after battling a brain tumour for over 2 years. Tributes have been pouring in from all around the opera world mourning the loss...more...

Posted on November 23, 2017 @ 14.03  Dot  News