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The Merry Widow Lookbook

Opera Australia’s sumptuous production of Lehar’s glittering operetta The Merry Widow opened in Melbourne this week. Danielle de Niese takes the title role in her much awaited operatic debut in...more...

Posted on November 17, 2017 @ 14.18  Dot  News
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A New Ballet From Prokofiev – Gabriel Prokofiev

Gabriel Prokofiev It’s an old adage that talent runs in families. However, there is a twist in the story of the Prokofiev family with Gabriel Prokofiev, grandson of Sergei, eschewing the...more...

Posted on November 13, 2017 @ 12.19  Dot  News
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A New Album From The Idea Of North: A World Of Christmas

Australia’s favourite contemporary a capella ensemble The Idea of North, last week released its twelfth album, A World of Christmas in its debut orchestral collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. On...more...

Posted on November 13, 2017 @ 11.00  Dot  News
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Sydney’s Inaugural Classical Guitar Festival Launches This Week

Sydney has a new music festival and this one is dedicated to the classical guitar! Sydney’s inaugural Classical Guitar Festival kicks off next Thursday 16th November and runs till Sunday 19th November. There are...more...

Posted on November 13, 2017 @ 10.20  Dot  News
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Bartoli And Gabetta Release ‘Dolce Duello’

  Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta – two of the most captivating women in classical music – are joining together for a new album Dolce Duello to be released on Decca Classics...more...

Posted on November 10, 2017 @ 9.40  Dot  News
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Wagner Society Win In London For Samuel Sakker

Wagner Competition winner for 2017, Samuel Sakker Hearty congratulations to tenor Samuel Sakker who won first place in the finals of the Wagner Society’s 2017 Singing Competition which took place on...more...

Posted on November 9, 2017 @ 21.06  Dot  News
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ARCO is hiring!

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra (ARCO) is looking for a highly skilled, creative and passionate Marketing & Communications Manager. Are you the right person for the job or do...more...

Posted on November 8, 2017 @ 15.00  Dot  News
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How did Chopin die?

The Guardian reports on confirmation of the cause of Chopin’s death in 1849 as observed from his heart which was preserved, even though his body was buried in Paris. more...

Posted on November 7, 2017 @ 11.01  Dot  News
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In Converstion: Spanish Guitarist José Maria Gallardo Del Rey

Mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble with guitarist José Maria Gallardo Del Rey The Classical Guitar Festival is on in Sydney from November 16 to 19. Concerts at the Mosman Art Gallery and in...more...

Posted on November 6, 2017 @ 14.06  Dot  News