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Concert Review: The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars The Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips City Recital Hall, 7.30 pm November 5, 2016 When the Tallis Scholars visit Sydney it is like welcoming back old friends. Apart from their many tours...more...

Posted on November 11, 2016 @ 17.14
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Concert Review: Harbour Light/ Acacia Quartet

Acacia Quartet Harbour Light Acacia Quartet Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House November 9, 2016 One of the gifts of an ensemble playing the music of a living composer is that the two are able to...more...

Posted on November 11, 2016 @ 12.42
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Concert Review: Three Parts Mozart/ Omega Ensemble With Paul Meyer

Three Parts Mozart Omega Ensemble, Paul Meyer, clarinet City Recital Hall November 3, 2016 Written By Deen Hamaker   The music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is such a fundamental part of the classical repertoire it is...more...

Posted on November 7, 2016 @ 12.33
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Review: The Eight Wonder/ Opera Australia

Soprano Stacey Alleaume as Alexandra Mason and members of the ensemble in Opera Australia’s production of The Eighth Wonder.Photo by Prudence Upton. The Eighth Wonder, Opera Australia Forecourt, Sydney Opera House October 28,...more...

Posted on October 30, 2016 @ 13.21
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Concert Review: Avi Avital and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Avi Avital with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer at the harpsichord. Image courtesy Steven Godbee Publicity and Photography  Australian Brandenburg Orchestra  Avi Avital, mandolin 26 October 2016, City Recital Hall, Angel Place  Written...more...

Posted on October 28, 2016 @ 14.06
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Concert Review: Hoang Pham Plays Brahms And Rachmaninoff

Hoang Pham Hoang Pham Plays Brahms and Rachmaninoff City Recital Hall, Sydney October 16, 2016 Making his debut solo recital in Sydney, Melbourne pianist Hoang Pham, winner of the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer...more...

Posted on October 20, 2016 @ 14.35
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Concert Review: The French Flute/ The Marais Project

  Jennifer Eriksson The Marais Project: Jennifer Eriksson (director and viola da gamba), Mikaela Oberg (baroque flute), Anna Sandström (soprano), Tommie Andersson (theorbo and baroque guitar), Anthony Hamad (harpsichord). 16 October 2016, Recital...more...

Posted on October 18, 2016 @ 10.35
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Album Review: Benjamin Grosvenor Homages

When I spoke to Benjamin Grosvenor in 2012 during a brief visit to Sydney to launch his album Rhapsody in Blue, the young British pianist commented that although his repertoire embraced composers...more...

Posted on October 17, 2016 @ 19.00
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Album Review: Bach Goldberg Variations, Mahan Esfahani

Virtuoso harpsichord player Mahan Esfahani has released a new recording of J S Bach’s Goldberg Variations on the Deutsche Grammophon label. Australian audiences will remember his brilliant performance at Brisbane...more...

Posted on October 5, 2016 @ 23.41