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Birthday Boy Kaufmann Impresses In Role Debut As Otello

I cannot recall a more highly anticipated performance. Jonas Kaufmann, demigod of the opera world was about take to the stage of the Royal Opera at Covent Garden, making his...more...

Posted on July 17, 2017 @ 23.37
 
 
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Concert Review: Haydn’s Paris / The Australian Haydn Ensemble And Melvyn Tan

The Australian Haydn Ensemble: Skye McIntosh (Artistic Director) Melvyn Tan (Fortepiano)  1 July 2017, City Recital Hall, Angel Place The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s (AHE) recent concert featured Melvyn Tan as the fortepiano soloist and...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 5.21
 
 
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Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions

Musica Viva Sessions, The National Herbarium of NSW The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 29 June 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Musica Viva’s Sessions series is a bold initiative which aims to attract new audiences...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 3.32
 
 
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CD review: Vivaldi Concerti Per Violino V ‘Per Pisandel’/ Sinkovsky/ Il Pomo D’Oro

Russian virtuoso violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky returns to Sydney to reprise his dazzling concert series with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in July/August.  To get a whiff of his style, we’re republishing the...more...

Posted on June 21, 2017 @ 17.15
 
 
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Concert Review: Forbidden But Not Forgotten/ Acacia Quartet

Forbidden but not Forgotten Acacia Quartet Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House June 18, 2017 Fresh from a month-long sabbatical in Berlin, Acacia Quartet performed their latest concert programme bearing the tantalising title Forbidden but...more...

Posted on June 20, 2017 @ 14.14
 
 
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Concert Review: Might And Majesty / The Australian Piano Quartet/ Andrew Goodwin

The Australian Piano Quartet – Thomas Rann, Rebecca Chan, James Wannan and Daniel de Borah Might and Majesty The Australian Piano Quartet/ Andrew Goodwin, tenor June 10, 2017 Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House Written by...more...

Posted on June 16, 2017 @ 13.32
 
 
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Concert Review: The Nixon Tapes/ Sydney Opera House/ Opera Australia/ Vivid Live

The Nixon Tapes – Scenes from Nixon in China Sydney Opera House/ Opera Australia/ Vivid Live Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House June 5, 2017 When the Sydney Opera House, Vivid and Opera Australia presented...more...

Posted on June 7, 2017 @ 15.34
 
 
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Concert Review: Composers In Exile/ Nexas Saxophone Quartet/ Coleman-Wright

Baritone Peter Coleman-Wright (centre) with the Nexas Saxophone Quartet in ‘Composers in Exile.’ Composers in Exile Nexas Saxophone Quartet The Independent Theatre, North Sydney May 28, 2017 Nexas Saxophone Quartet: Soprano – Michael Duke/ Alto – Andrew...more...

Posted on May 30, 2017 @ 18.44
 
 
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Concert Review: Enigmatic/ Enigma Ensemble

Enigma Quartet Enigmatic, The Enigma Quartet Independent Theatre, North Sydney May 21, 2017 Written by Victoria Watson This ensemble of stylish and accomplished musicians has been playing together for a number of years. For this...more...

Posted on May 23, 2017 @ 8.24