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Concert Review: Czech Fantasy / Orava Quartet

Czech Fantasy, Orava Quartet,  Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, 26 October, 2018. Written by Ria Andriani Performing in the Opera House is a highlight in any musician’s tour. The Orava Quartet’s Utzon Room performance of...more...

Posted on October 30, 2018 @ 14.40
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Concert Review: Seraphim Trio/ Haveron/ Cronin

Seraphim Trio Seraphim Trio Schubert, Schumann and Korngold Independent Theatre, North Sydney 28 October , 2018 Written by Victoria Watson The three core musicians of the Seraphim Quartet augmented their ensemble one by one after...more...

Posted on October 30, 2018 @ 0.41
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Concert Review: Drama/ The Metropolitan Orchestra

Cellist Ezmi Pepper The Metropolitan Orchestra Drama Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre Sydney  27 October, 2018 Written by Victoria Watson The Metropolitan Orchestra (TMO) Sydney is celebrating ten years since its inception under founding artistic...more...

Posted on October 29, 2018 @ 23.38
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Concert Review: Vocalise – Rachmaninoff And Poulenc/ Omega Ensemble/ Lee Abrahmsen

Lee Abrahmsen Vocalise – Rachmaninoff and Poulenc, Omega Ensemble with Lee Abrahmsen, soprano Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House 21 October, 2018 Soprano Lee Abrahmsen with pianist Maria Raspopova and clarinettist David Rowden, Co-Artistic Directors of...more...

Posted on October 23, 2018 @ 21.15
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Concert Review: Sir András Schiff / Musica Viva

Sir András Schiff Musica Viva, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 23 October 2018 Sir András Schiff’s Gala Piano Recital for Musica Viva, was a deeply satisfying evening of music. Returning to Australia after two...more...

Posted on October 23, 2018 @ 10.57
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Opera Review: Don Giovanni/ Con Opera

Don Giovanni,  Mozart /Da Ponte Sydney Conservatorium, Opera School (Cast 1) 13 October, 2018 Music Workshop Sydney Conservatorium Written by Victoria Watson Con Opera presented a true masterpiece of Viennese Classicism, the opera Don Giovanni which followed on...more...

Posted on October 15, 2018 @ 13.52
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CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung

The power of the human voice collides with words and music in the latest CD release from Halcyon This moment must be sung, (Tall Poppies) which features the chamber songs...more...

Posted on October 13, 2018 @ 11.17
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Concert Review: Behold – The Sea! / Sydney Chamber Choir

Behold – the sea! Sydney Chamber Choir  6 October, 2018 Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music The Sydney Chamber Choir looked to the 9th century in its call to celebrate maritime themes in song....more...

Posted on October 8, 2018 @ 22.43
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Concert Review: Joy/ Omega Ensemble

Omega Ensemble. Image credit David Vagg. Joy – Farrenc and Beethoven Omega Ensemble, City Recital Hall, 25 September, 2018 Schubert’s exquisite-single movement trio piece known as Notturno in E flat major D 897 was the...more...

Posted on September 27, 2018 @ 15.12