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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The legendary Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich has withdrawn from her visit to Sydney when she was to have performed with the Sydney Symphohy Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit.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

Antonio Pappano Talks To The Times Ahead Of Kaufmann’s Debut As Otello

Will he or won’t he? Sydney’s opera lovers are waiting with bated breath on the arrival of star tenor Jonas Kaufmann who will sing a concert version of Parsifal with American mezzo-soprano Michelle de Young as Kundry for Opera Australia in August. Three years ago, Kaufmann gave two legendary recitals in Sydney which...more...

Posted on June 16, 2017 @ 23.16  Dot  News
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Additional Winners In The IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition

Paull-Anthony Keightley, Jae-Kwon Kim, Natasha Wilson and Imogen-Faith Malfitano Following the semi-finals of the IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition held last weekend, congratulations go to the winners of the several other...more...

Posted on June 15, 2017 @ 17.57  Dot  News
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Taikoz Workshops For The Whole Family

  Image credit Karen Steains Taikoz announces new dates for their popular drumming workshops at the Taikoz Studio in Ultimo, inviting people of any experience level to explore the thunderous energy and...more...

Posted on June 15, 2017 @ 16.26  Dot  News
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Chorus Members Wanted!

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Sydney is seeking chorus members – especially tenors and basses – for its riotous spring production of The Pirates of Penzance and auditions are next week! Potential...more...

Posted on June 9, 2017 @ 14.33  Dot  News
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Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter Finalists Announced

Counter-tenor Nicholas Tolputt, winner of the 2016 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. Photocredit WinkiPop Media. Congratulations to the thirty one aspiring singers who qualified for the quarter finals of the Sydney Eisteddfod...more...

Posted on June 7, 2017 @ 16.02  Dot  News