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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
 
 
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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