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Opera Review: Whiteley/ Opera Australia

Leigh Melrose as Brett Whiteley in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Whiteley at the Sydney Opera House.Photo credit: Prudence Upton   Whiteley Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 15 July 2019 Written by Deen...more...

Posted on July 17, 2019 @ 20.00
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Benedetti, Marsalis Record Two New Works On Decca Classics

Nicola Benedetti’s new album on Decca Classics, Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto & Fiddle Dance Suite, features premiere recordings of two works written especially for her by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis: Violin...more...

Posted on July 11, 2019 @ 10.35  Dot  News
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Opera Review: Anna Bolena/ Opera Australia

Anna Bolena – Donizetti/Romani Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 2 July 2019 Written by Victoria Watson  Bel canto opera is best known through the works of Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini, written in Italy...more...

Posted on July 4, 2019 @ 8.25
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Opera Review: Madama Butterfly/Opera Australia

Andeka Gorrotxategi as Pinkerton and Karah Son as Cio-Cio-San in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House. Photo credit: Prudence Upton Madama  Butterfly Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre,...more...

Posted on June 30, 2019 @ 9.15
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Chernobyl Soundtrack Out On Deutsche Grammophon

Chernobyl, the 5-part HBO TV mini-series has become the highest rated show on IMDb. Deutsche Grammophon has released the soundtrack to the mini-series, available now. The score has been composed by Hildur...more...

Posted on June 14, 2019 @ 17.27  Dot  News
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Flinders Quartet Explores Shostakovich String Quartets

On 28-Jul-19, at 3.30 concert/2.30 afternoon tea

Flinders Quartet. Image Pia Johnson Flinders Quartet presents SHOSTAKOVICH: through the lens of the string quartet,  a program of selected movements from Shostakovich string quartets in the popular Prelude in Tea Series at North Sydney’s spectacular...more...

Posted on June 14, 2019 @ 0.30  Dot  Shows
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Willoughby Symphony’s ‘Crowns and Tiaras’ – Especially for Children

On 27-Jul-19, at 2 pm

Willoughby Symphony’s children’s concert Crowns and Tiaras is especially for children, introducing them to classical music in a fun and engaging way, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Dr Nicholas Milton AM...more...

Posted on June 14, 2019 @ 0.00  Dot  Shows
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Concert Review: A Royal Affair/ Sydney Chamber Choir/ The Muffat Collective

A Royal Affair Sydney Chamber Choir/ The Muffat Collective Great Hall, Sydney University, 1 June 2019 It was a splendid liaison between music and history when the Sydney Chamber Choir presented A Royal Affair,...more...

Posted on June 4, 2019 @ 15.46
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Breaking News: Paul Kildea Appointed Musica Viva’s New Artistic Director

Paul Kildea Image: Penny Bradfield In breaking news, Musica Viva Australia today celebrates the appointment of Paul Kildea as its incoming Artistic Director. Originally from Canberra and now based in Melbourne, the...more...

Posted on June 3, 2019 @ 12.09  Dot  News