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The Crossing Wins 2018 Best Choral Performance Grammy

The 2018 Grammy for Best Choral Performance goes to Philadelphia new music chamber choir The Crossing for The Fifth Century, featuring the music of the English composer Gavin Bryars (b...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 11.38  Dot  News
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Trifonov Wins 2018 Best Solo Instrumental Grammy

The 2018 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo has been awarded to Daniil Trifonov for Transcendental a double CD of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes recorded on Deutsche Grammophon. Other nominees: Bach: The...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 11.25  Dot  News
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…and the Grammy goes to…

Best Orchestral Performance, 2018 -The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Manfred Honeck for Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio. This recording was also judgedthe Best Engineered Album, Classical for Sound Engineer Mark...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 11.15  Dot  News
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A New Choir Planned In Sydney

Calling all singing medicos! Expressions of interest are sought from medical students and medical practitioners to form DocsVox – NSW Doctors Choir, a one-off choir which will sing with a doctors...more...

Posted on January 22, 2018 @ 13.11  Dot  News

Opera Australia Announces 2018 Regional Student Scholarship Winners

#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Bonnie Staude Maddie Stephens Leah Bateman Declan Ross The four young winners of Opera Australia’s Regional Student Scholarships for 2018 have been announced and they are Bonnie Staude from Albany, WA, Maddie Stephens from...more...

Posted on December 19, 2017 @ 11.04  Dot  News
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The Dangers Of Commoditising The Arts: Doctoral Speech By Mary Jo Capps

Mary Jo Capps Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps was last week awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Melbourne, for her contribution to music and to the university. Music Viva...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 13.58  Dot  News
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Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Brava! Mary Jo Capps Hearty congratulations to Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps who last week was awarded the degree of Doctor of Visual and Performing Arts honoris causa by the University of Melbourne,  in...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 12.33  Dot  News
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‘Phoenix Voices Of Youth’ Brings Hope In Song

Phoenix Voices of Youth The myth of the phoenix is well known – the fabulous, long-lived bird of fantasy which sprang with new life from the ashes of its pyre. The...more...

Posted on December 11, 2017 @ 11.15  Dot  News
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Australian Brandenburg’s Noël! Noël! On CD And DVD

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir under Artistic Director Paul Dyer AO, have released a recording of their popular annual Noël! Noël! Christmas concert. This release was recorded live at St Francis of...more...

Posted on December 5, 2017 @ 12.22  Dot  News