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Ashkenazy On The Path Of Sibelius

Check out this preview of Vladimir Ashkenazy’s homage to Sibelius, a documentary Vladimir Ashkenazy on the Path of Jean Sibelius, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the composer’s...more...

Posted on June 9, 2015 @ 22.41
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Remember As It Is in Heaven and Les Choristes? Two popular movies that told the tales of life as a choral singer. There is a new movie about choral singers to be released nationally on April 23rd. Boychoir...more...

Posted on April 1, 2015 @ 12.05
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The Creation of Smörgåsbord! From The Marais Project

Smörgåsbord! Music from Sweden is the latest CD release from The Marais Project, a collection of deeply whimsical and expertly performed old and new music from Sweden arranged for voice...more...

Posted on March 27, 2015 @ 15.24
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Avital’s Vivaldi

Watch this video of mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital talking about his latest recording, Vivaldi due for release in Australia in early April. Read more about the CD. more...

Posted on March 16, 2015 @ 18.12
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A New Version Of Allegri’s Miserere From The Sixteen

When Harry Christophers and his vocal ensemble The Sixteen perform in Sydney in March, they will include in their programme a new version of Allegri’s famous motet Miserere. In this video,...more...

Posted on February 5, 2015 @ 16.07
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Rostropovich Plays At The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

As the world celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, SoundsLikeSydney remembers the legendary cellist Msitislav Rostropovich who arrived at the crumbling landmark...more...

Posted on November 10, 2014 @ 11.59
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Bellini Birth Anniversary

Vincenzo Bellini, prolific composer of bel canto opera was born on November 3rd 1801. (D 1835 of amoebic dysentery). This is a wonderful performance of Casta Diva by Renée Fleming in...more...

Posted on November 3, 2014 @ 10.51
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Liszt Birth Anniversary

  Celebrating the birth anniversary of Franz Liszt, born October 22nd, 1811. Pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays the Hungarian Rhapsody No 2. more...

Posted on October 22, 2014 @ 11.13
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The Magic Flute Anniversary

   Mozart’s fantastical singspiel The Magic Flute premiered on September 30th 1791 at  the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna. According to Operabase, The Magic Flute was the 4th most often performed opera  in the...more...

Posted on October 1, 2014 @ 16.56