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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
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Concert Review: Sarah Grunstein/ Beethoven, Brahms And Schumann

Sarah Grunstein Sarah Grunstein, Beethoven, Brahms And Schumann Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House 23, September, 2018 Based on the concept of improvisation, pianist Sarah Grunstein performed a program of 19th century masterworks in the...more...

Posted on September 26, 2018 @ 16.46
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Concert Review: True Romantics /Australian Chamber Choir

True Romantics Australian Chamber Choir Art Gallery of NSW 16 September, 2018 Beneath the artworks of some of Australia’s greatest painters, the Melbourne based Australian Chamber Choir directed by Douglas Lawrence OAM, presented its...more...

Posted on September 18, 2018 @ 8.31
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Concert Review: Mediterráneo/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra/ Daniel Pinteño

Violinist Daniel Pinteño with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Image credit Steven Godbee Mediterráneo/  Australian Brandenburg Orchestra with Daniel Pinteño, violin. City Recital Hall, Sydney 5 September 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker Although the baroque music...more...

Posted on September 8, 2018 @ 7.05
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Concert Review: Jazz Inspirations/ Streeton Trio

Jazz Inspirations, Streeton Trio Independent Theatre, North Sydney  26 August, 2018 Written by Paul Bennett This eclectic and very enjoyable program from the internationally acclaimed Streeton Trio nicely illustrated the broad range of influences composers employ...more...

Posted on August 28, 2018 @ 4.14
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Concert Review: Love notes: I’ll Sing Yours If You Play Mine/ Ross Fiddes/ Michael Lampard

Pianist and composer Ross Fiddes Baritone Michael Lampard Love notes: I’ll sing yours if you play mine Michael Lampard, baritone, Ross Fiddes, pianist Mosman Art Gallery, Aug 23, 7.30 pm Written by Ria Andriani Melbourne-based baritone...more...

Posted on August 25, 2018 @ 0.40