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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
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Album Release: Bach | Beethoven: Fugue / Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti

This week, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Richard Tognetti release a new album, Bach | Beethoven: Fugue, that showcases two works of genius by Bach and Beethoven. Recorded live in concert, the album...more...

Posted on April 5, 2017 @ 14.42  Dot  News
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Decca Classics Releases Beethoven Complete String Quartets By Takács Quartet

Decca Classics has released a compilation album of the Takács Quartet performing its award-winning recordings of the complete String Quartets of Beethoven. This anthology comprises a multi-media presentation of the Beethoven...more...

Posted on April 3, 2017 @ 22.32  Dot  News
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Sydney’s Newest Baroque Ensemble – BachBand@St James’

The Choir of St James’ When the Choir of St James’ gives its debut performance at Sydney’s City Recital Hall this week, it will be celebrating another first – the premiere...more...

Posted on April 2, 2017 @ 12.57  Dot  News
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From The Antipodes To The Alps – Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir Shares Project With Vienna Boys Choir

Imagine the excitement on the plane as the singers of the Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir (GICC) take off to Vienna in May, on the first leg of Vienna – Cairns...more...

Posted on March 27, 2017 @ 13.32  Dot  News
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Emerging Conductor Makes His Mark With Sydney Chamber Choir

Sam Allchurch There will be a bright young guest conductor stepping up to the rostrum when the Sydney Chamber Choir presents its programme German Romantics in April. Emerging conductor Sam Allchurch has...more...

Posted on March 24, 2017 @ 15.56  Dot  News
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Sydney’s Easter Bachfest

J S Bach by V Weger In a rare collision of programming choices, Sydney choral music fans will be treated to no less than three of J S Bach’s brilliant choral...more...

Posted on March 23, 2017 @ 23.53  Dot  News