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Album Release: Monteverdi: The Other Vespers/ I Fagiolini

This year marks the 450th birth anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi, baptised on May 15, 1567 in SS Nazaro e Celso, Brescia. The precocious young Monteverdi published his first collection, the three...more...

Posted on April 27, 2017 @ 16.14  Dot  News
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Joshua Bell And The Academy Of St Martin In The Fields At The Sydney Opera House – Image Gallery

Joshua Bell leading the Academy of St Martin in the Fields played a programme of Mendelsson, Tchaikovsky and Schumann at the Sydney Opera House last night,to a packed Concert Hall,...more...

Posted on April 23, 2017 @ 12.24  Dot  News
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Cello at the Opera | Sally Maer On ABC Classics

Cellist Sally Maer has released a new album on ABC Classics Cello at the Opera giving a fresh take to operatic classics on the instrument said to be closest to the human...more...

Posted on April 20, 2017 @ 16.22  Dot  News
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The Travelling Tenor – A Tempting Formula In Music Touring

Small group travel with fellow music lovers, personal care and a tenor for company – a tempting formula from the Sydney-based, newly launched, unique, small group opera tour, The Travelling Tenor. Hosted...more...

Posted on April 20, 2017 @ 15.18  Dot  News
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Breaking news: Opera Australia Announces New CEO – Rory Jeffes

Rory Jeffes – new CEO for Opera Australia Opera Australia’s Chairman, David Mortimer AO today announced the appointment of Mr Rory Jeffes as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Jeffes will take...more...

Posted on April 20, 2017 @ 12.58  Dot  News
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Scoop: Playlist for Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Circa’s Spanish Baroque,

If you’re reading this, you’re amongst the first to check out the thrilling programme of music to be heard when the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and the fearless acrobatic ensemble Circa,...more...

Posted on April 19, 2017 @ 17.12  Dot  News
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Musica Viva Festival 2017

The 2017 Musica Viva Festival brings a four-day celebration of chamber music, family events, food and wine, where the world’s great performers rub shoulders with rising stars, composers and fans. Returning to...more...

Posted on April 18, 2017 @ 22.06  Dot  News
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Liszt Lives – David Trippett Talks About Reconstructing Liszt’s Opera Sardanapalo

Franz Liszt by Henri Lehmann Once in a while, the music of the great masters has a renaissance with the discovery and reconstruction of a long forgotten score. Pianist, musicologist and...more...

Posted on April 6, 2017 @ 18.19  Dot  News
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Opera’s Quiet Achiever Bids Farewell

Anthony Legge Last Saturday night, the Green Room of the Sydney Opera House was buzzing as performers from various companies prepared for the evening’s shows. Shortly before 7.30, the cast of...more...

Posted on April 6, 2017 @ 16.27  Dot  News