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Penrith Symphony Orchestra And Opera Australia Bring Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ To The Joan

On 03-Sep-16, at 8 pm/ Pre-concert talk by Paul Terracini at 7.20 pm

The Penrith Symphony Orchestra is joined by four soloists from Opera Australia and a chorus of more than a hundred voices to perform Giuseppe Verdi’s magnificent Requiem. This masterpiece will be heard...more...

Posted on August 25, 2016 @ 14.24  Dot  Shows
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The Jerusalem Quartet In Sydney

From 19-Sep-16 to 24-Sep-16, at 7 pm September 19/ 2 pm September 24

The Jerusalem Quartet returns to Australia for Musica Viva, to perform a program of masterworks by Beethoven, Haydn and Dvořák. The Jerusalem Quartet will perform two concerts in Sydney, each...more...

Posted on August 23, 2016 @ 16.01  Dot  Shows
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Concert Review: Australian Chamber Choir/ Bach In The Castle Of Heaven

The Australian Chamber Choir The Australian Chamber Choir, conductor Douglas Lawrence August 21, 2016, Crypt of St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney   It was an afternoon of heavenly music presented by the Melbourne based Australian...more...

Posted on August 23, 2016 @ 11.20
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A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora

From 30-Nov-16 to 06-Dec-16, at 7 pm Nov 30, Dec 1 3 & 6; 5 pm Dec 4

Valda Wilson sings Theodora Pinchgut Opera presents Handel’s last opera and masterpiece Theodora with a cast and creative team headed by Erin Helyard and directed by Lindy Hume. In the narrative, Theodora is the...more...

Posted on August 23, 2016 @ 11.02  Dot  Shows
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Concert Review: The Metropolitan Orchestra/ The ‘Great’

Glenn Christensen ‘The Metropolitan Orchestra, conductor Sarah-Grace Williams Violin soloist Glenn Christensen 20 August 2016, Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre, Ultimo  Written by Larry Turner The Metropolitan Orchestra is arguably the doyen of Sydney’s non-salaried symphony orchestras.  In...more...

Posted on August 22, 2016 @ 11.37
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Nicholas Tolputt Wins 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition

Nicholas Tolputt Counter tenor Nicholas Tolputt has won the 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition which includes the prestigious Marianne Mathy Scholarhip. Its a second triumph for the 25 year old Tasmanian...more...

Posted on August 19, 2016 @ 15.18  Dot  News

ABC Young Performer Award Gets A New Lease Of Life

Hearts sank at the end of last year when the ABC announced that the annual ABC Young Performer Award which had run continuously since 1944, launching the careers of numerous musicians, was to be axed. After a hiatus of a year, the ABC has announced that the Young Performers Awards are...more...

Posted on August 18, 2016 @ 22.58  Dot  News
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APRA AMCOS Art Music Winners 2016

The APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards for 2016 have been announced, recognising the creative successes of musicians across the nation, in a broad range of styles. Winners in 11 national categories...more...

Posted on August 18, 2016 @ 15.45  Dot  News
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Music From Rio

It seems that there is something important going on in Rio……. Love them or loathe them, the Olympics give us a chance to savour the cultural aspects of the host city...more...

Posted on August 18, 2016 @ 14.59  Dot  News