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Víkingur Ólafsson Plays Glass Etude 5

When Philip Glass handpicked some pianists to perform all of his Etudes together at the Barbican in London last year, Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson was one of them. The Financial Times claimed:...more...

Posted on February 8, 2017 @ 15.15
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Eighth Blackbird With By-by Huey

Grammy award winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird performs in Sydney for Musica Viva on its fourth tour, playing music from their two recent albums Filament and Hand Eye with a...more...

Posted on January 30, 2017 @ 14.20
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Gondwana Voices Sing

  The National Choral School, hosted by Gondwana Voices is in full swing again and its young choristers are engaged in a fortnight of music making which will culminate in the...more...

Posted on January 11, 2017 @ 13.22
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Mahan Esfahani On The Goldberg Variations

Listen to what the brilliant harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani has to say about the Holy Grail of the keyboard repertoire – JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and his recent recording of this...more...

Posted on October 5, 2016 @ 23.58
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Pumeza Matshikiza – ‘Song to the Moon’ from ‘Arias’.

Pumeza Matshikiza’s album Arias (Decca) is a portrait collection of arias, art songs and popular songs that she sings with ravishing beauty. Checkout this video of her recording Dvorak’s Song...more...

Posted on August 15, 2016 @ 15.21
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Sleep By Max Richter – Video Trailer

Check out this trailer of // // // // 1) {ytcfg.d()[a[0]] = a[1];} else {for (var k in a[0]) {ytcfg.d()[k] = a[0][k];}}}}; // ]]>// // // // Dream 13 (minus even)...more...

Posted on May 30, 2016 @ 12.22
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The Turandot Stage Takes Shape

Check out this time-lapse video which shows the construction of the stage for Opera Australia and Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’s 2016 production of Turandot. Opening on March 24. more...

Posted on March 15, 2016 @ 16.20
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Nikolaus Harnoncourt Conducts

The late maestro Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts his ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien, led by concertmaster Alice Harnoncourt. more...

Posted on March 7, 2016 @ 12.41
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Voyage To The Moon- Sneak Peak

  A new work has entered the canon of chamber opera and it was unveiled to Sydney audiences at the City Recital Hall last night. A co-production between Musica Viva and Victorian...more...

Posted on February 23, 2016 @ 16.38