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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
 
 
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Yuja Wang Records Ravel

Watch the video of pianist Yuja Wang recording her sixth CD for Deutsche Grammophon Yuja Wang – Ravel, with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra conducted by Lionel Bringuier. She first played with the...more...

Posted on January 17, 2016 @ 18.28
 
 
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Jauchzet frohlocket from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

J S Bach’s Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 must have one of the most thrilling and celebratory openings ever heard. Hope you enjoy this version of the opening chorus Jauchzet frohlocket...more...

Posted on December 12, 2015 @ 17.15
 
 
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Julia Lezhneva – Handel

If you need convincing – watch this trailer of  Julia Lezhneva recording her new album Handel with Il Giardino Armonico directed by Giovanni Antonini! more...

Posted on December 2, 2015 @ 16.31
 
 
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Watch Seong-Jin Cho At The 2015 Chopin Piano Competition

Seong-Jin Cho Watch the 21 year old winner of the 2015 17th Chopin Competition, Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho, perform Chopin’s Scherzo No.2 in B flat Minor, Op.31 in stage III of the competition. more...

Posted on November 12, 2015 @ 12.00
 
 
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Riccardo Minasi Plays….

Check out this entertaining video of Riccardo Minasi’s virtuosic violin playing. Riccardo performs Neapolitan baroque gems in Sydney in October with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra at the City Recital Hall. Click...more...

Posted on September 29, 2015 @ 13.39
 
 
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Omega Ensemble Perform Mahler’s Fourth

Check out this video recording of a recent performance of the 4th movement from Mahler’s Fourth Symphony by the Omega Ensemble with soprano Lee Abrahmsen. Click here to read our review...more...

Posted on August 10, 2015 @ 12.23