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Elysian Fields Releases A New Album

Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba band, has released its debut album What Should I Say? – a heady blend of jazz, world, folk, and early music. Founded in...more...

Posted on January 11, 2019 @ 12.57  Dot  News
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Musica Viva Announces New Leadership Team

Anne Frankenberg and Hywel Sims. Image credit Albert Comper Musica Viva Australia today announced that Hywel Sims has been appointed CEO, while Anne Frankenberg will step into the newly created, Melbourne-based role...more...

Posted on December 5, 2018 @ 17.29  Dot  News
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Cecilia Bartoli Sings Vivaldi Arias

Cecilia Bartoli presents a brand new album of arias by Antonio Vivaldi, two decades after her ground-breaking ‘Vivaldi Album’, which sold over 700k copies. On this latest Decca album simply titled...more...

Posted on November 27, 2018 @ 9.51  Dot  News
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Jayson Gillham Performs Bach On ABC Classics

Australian piano virtuoso Jayson Gillham presents Romantic Bach: From Intimate to Epic, his fourth album on ABC Classics. The album features 11 of J S Bach’s compositions transcribed and arranged, from Rachmaninoff’s...more...

Posted on November 27, 2018 @ 9.36  Dot  News
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Grigoryan Brothers Preview Soundtrack to A Boy Called Sailboat

The Grigoryan Brothers, Slava and Leonard, will preview the original motion picture soundtrack to the new cinematic release, A Boy Called Sailboat, playing famous tunes re-arranged for guitar duo – including Amazing...more...

Posted on November 21, 2018 @ 17.39  Dot  News
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Australian Chamber Orchestra Triumphs In London

The Australian Chamber Orchestra with Nicole Car perform at London’s Barbican Centre. Image credit Nic Walker The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has returned from a triumphant debut as artists-in-residence at London’s...more...

Posted on November 14, 2018 @ 18.12  Dot  News
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Opera Australia Anounces Cast Change For ‘Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg’

German baritone Michael Kupfer will sing the role of Hans Sachs for Opera Australia in Melbourne 2019 Opera Australia has announced that Shane Lowrencev has decided to withdraw from the incredibly...more...

Posted on November 5, 2018 @ 12.21  Dot  News
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Hilary Hahn Releases Second Solo Bach Album On Decca

Triple Grammy Award winner Hilary Hahn returns to solo Bach twenty years after her debut recording. This recording of Sonatas 1 & 2 and Partita 1, her debut on the Decca label,...more...

Posted on October 29, 2018 @ 16.23  Dot  News
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Into The Future With The Sydney Chamber Choir – Richard Gill Talks About His Vision As Incoming Director

Richard Gill.Image supplied. Photo credit:: Jeff Busby. This is a re-post of our April 2014 interview with the late Richard Gill AO. In memoriam. “Being a conductor is kind of  a hybrid...more...

Posted on October 28, 2018 @ 8.43  Dot  News