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Simone Young Appointed Chief Conductor OF The SSO From 2020

Simone Young. Photo credit Nic Young The search is over – the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announced that Australian-born conductor Simone Young AM will be the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor from 2022. The...more...

Posted on December 14, 2019 @ 0.01  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Carmen Comes To Town

From 11-Jan-20 to 26-Mar-20, at Evenings and matinees. Check website

Opera Australia’s Carmen returns to the Sydney Opera House Image credit Prudence Upton. John Bell’s vibrant production of Bizet’s opera Carmen returns to the Joan Sutherland Theatre this summer with five...more...

Posted on December 12, 2019 @ 12.47  Dot  Shows
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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Sydney 2019 Available On CD And DVD

Watched by more than 500 thousand viewers on ABC TV, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo marched into Sydney’s ANZ Stadium in October 2019, with over 1500 performers from 14 countries...more...

Posted on December 12, 2019 @ 11.35  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Beethoven Celebrations Begin With Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Beethoven 1, 2 and 3

From 11-Feb-20 to 16-Feb-20, at 8 pm on 11 February/ 7 pm on 12 and 15 February/ 1.30 pm on 14 February/ 2 pm on 16 February.

Richard Tognetti In 2020 the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) will celebrate 250 years since the birth of the great Ludwig van Beethoven kicking off the year with the rare opportunity to...more...

Posted on December 12, 2019 @ 11.04  Dot  Shows
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Album review: Where Song Began/ Bowerbird Collective

First, there was birdsong. Then, as humans began to generate music, birdsong became a source of thematic material from as early as Janequin’s four-part chanson Le chant des oiseaux (c1559)....more...

Posted on December 12, 2019 @ 10.16
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Opera Under The Stars

On 18-Jan-20, at 8 pm

Mazda Opera in the Domain in 2020 will showcase some of Australia’s most fabulous opera singers, including Stacey Alleaume, Anna Dowsley, Natalie Aroyan, José Carbó and Simon Kim with the...more...

Posted on December 9, 2019 @ 14.10  Dot  Shows
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Les Indes Galantes At Palace Cinemas

From 13-Dec-19 to 18-Dec-19, at Various, check website

  Palace Opera and Ballet presents Jean-Philippe Rameau Rameau’s Les Indes galantes captured live from Opéra Bastille, Paris on 10 Oct 2019. This opera-ballet in four acts with prologue has Leonardo García...more...

Posted on December 9, 2019 @ 13.53  Dot  Shows
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Cecilia Bartoli Sings Farinelli

Released on Decca Classics at the end of last week, mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli celebrates over three decades on the Decca Classics label, with a new album commemorating the life and...more...

Posted on December 1, 2019 @ 16.32  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Anna Dowsley Wins 2019 Opera Awards

Anna Dowsley Congratulations to mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley who is the winner of the 2019 Opera Awards conducted by the Music and Opera Singers Trust (MOST). Anna receives the YMF Australia Award...more...

Posted on December 1, 2019 @ 16.25  Dot  News Aug 6th