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Opera Review: The Nose/ Opera Australia

Sir John Tomlinson and dancers in Opera Australia’s 2018 production of The Nose at the Sydney Opera House.Photo credit: Prudence Upton The Nose Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, February 22,...more...

Posted on February 28, 2018 @ 17.00  Dot  News
 
 
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Melbourne International Festival of Lieder and Art Song Calls For Participants

The Melbourne International Festival of Lieder and Art Song (MIFLAS) is calling for participants in its annual celebration of lieder and art song. Singers and pianists from across Australia are...more...

Posted on February 25, 2018 @ 14.00  Dot  News
 
 
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Thomas Tallis’ England – Opening Night With The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra launched its 2018 concert series at the City Recital Hall last night with an evening of superbly performed English music. Counter-tenor Maximilian Riebl joined the instrumental...more...

Posted on February 22, 2018 @ 15.12  Dot  News
 
 
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Why Sing Jessye’s Songs? Julia Wee Explains

Soprano Julia Wee, pianist Lucas Allerton and guest soprano Pamela Andrews present Songs Jessye’s Sung,a landmark recital this weekend, which celebrates four decades of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and...more...

Posted on February 20, 2018 @ 9.16  Dot  News
 
 
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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