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Filipe Manu Wins The Mathy And The IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition For 2017

Filipe Manu Congratulations to 24-year-old Filipe Manu, tenor, from New Zealand who last Saturday won the prestigious Marianne Mathy Scholarship (The Mathy) and was judged the overall winner of the IFAC Handa...more...

Posted on July 18, 2017 @ 10.31  Dot  News
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Ashkenazy’s French Suites By Bach On Decca

Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist and conductor turns 80 in July – and to celebrate this milestone Decca is releasing his recording of the six French Suites by J S Bach, complete...more...

Posted on July 5, 2017 @ 14.44  Dot  News
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Ashkenazy’s Complete Concerto Recordings On Decca

  Celebrating the 80th birthday of the esteemed pianist and conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Decca is releasing the complete Concerto Recordings of Ashkenazy  – 46 CDs in original jackets – every concerto...more...

Posted on July 4, 2017 @ 14.45  Dot  News
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Jayson Gillham Releases A New Album On ABC Classics

Young Australian pianist Jayson Gillham presents his third album on ABC Classics, featuring the music of two Russian friends and piano virtuosi: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2 – one of the...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 13.04  Dot  News
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Carolyn Watson Wins Place In Dallas Opera Residency

Carolyn Watson Congratulations go to Ex-Sydneysider Dr Carolyn Watson who is amongst six distinguished conductors to be selected to participate in the Dallas Opera’s third annual residency of the Institute for Women...more...

Posted on June 28, 2017 @ 15.01  Dot  News
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Enoch Arden – John Bell And Simon Tedeschi Record Words And Music

Two of Australia’s finest storytellers, actor John Bell and pianist Simon Tedeschi, break new ground with this new recording for ABC Classics, of the great melodrama Enoch Arden – a...more...

Posted on June 22, 2017 @ 17.19  Dot  News

Yuja Wang To Replace Martha Argerich In SSO Concerts Next Week

The legendary Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich has withdrawn from her visit to Sydney when she was to have performed with the Sydney Symphohy Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit. In a statement to Sydney audiences, Argerich said: “Dear Sydney public, I am terribly sorry to disappoint you and my dearest friend and lifetime...more...

Posted on June 21, 2017 @ 17.37  Dot  News
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New Album Release: Avital Meets Avital

The ‘plucky genius’, mandolin player Avi Avital is no stranger to Sydney after two popular tours with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Avi Avital has now joined forces with his namesake, jazz...more...

Posted on June 19, 2017 @ 16.58  Dot  News
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Applications Open For 2017 Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship

Applications are now open to emerging musicians and composers from NSW for the second biennial Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship. Offered in honour of the internationally renowned composer, the $30,000 fellowship is offered every...more...

Posted on June 19, 2017 @ 15.33  Dot  News