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Phoenix Rising – Dan Russell’s Vision For His New Ensemble

Violinist Dan Russell launches the Phoenix Collective Far away in the remote Australian outback a curious sound arises from the depths of a sink-hole. It is a sound that is separated...more...

Posted on February 19, 2018 @ 13.44  Dot  News
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The Lady’s Music

Sydney’s art lovers have been captivated by the six 16th century Flemish tapestries known as The Lady and the Unicorn, on display in the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Fashioned...more...

Posted on February 16, 2018 @ 19.52  Dot  News
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Australian Chamber Orchestra Acquires A Stradivarius

Satu Vänskä Image credit Nic Walker The name Stradivarius is associated with the very best in violins and now, the Australia Chamber Orchestra is the proud owner of one of these...more...

Posted on February 14, 2018 @ 16.40  Dot  News
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Rigoletto Cast And Production Change As Nucci Withdraws

Rigoletto. Image courtesy Opera Australia. Credit Jeff Busby Opera Australia today announced that baritone Leo Nucci has regretfully withdrawn from his three scheduled performances as Rigoletto in the upcoming production of...more...

Posted on February 14, 2018 @ 15.49  Dot  News
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Benedict And Tedeschi Record Together

Two well-known Sydney musicians have teamed up to create a new recording on ABC Classics that re-imagines the masterpieces of Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann. Principal viola of the Sydney...more...

Posted on February 8, 2018 @ 15.28  Dot  News
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Sydney Eisteddfod 2018 Entries Open

The eight finalists in the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Competition Entries are open for the 2018 Sydney Eisteddfod and close on March 13, 2018. The Sydney Eisteddfod is a seminal event...more...

Posted on February 5, 2018 @ 17.57  Dot  News
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Generational Change At Musica Viva

Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps and Artistic Director Carl Vine, AO Australia’s national performing arts company Musica Viva, is to undergo generational change with the company’s Chairman Charles Graham announcing...more...

Posted on February 5, 2018 @ 12.58  Dot  News
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Kopatchinskaja And The St Paul Chamber Orchestra Win 2018 Grammy For Best Chamber Music Performance

The 2018 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Death & The Maiden — Patricia Kopatchinskaja & The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Other nominees: Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas, Op. 1 — Arcangelo Divine Theatre...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.52  Dot  News
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Another Grammy Win for All Things Majestic

All Things Majestic wins again for the 2018 Best Classical Compendium: Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto — Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer Other nominees: Barbara — Alexandre Tharaud;...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.43  Dot  News