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Concert Review: Dance I Chant Celebrating Ross Edwards/ Sydney Chamber Choir

Dance/Chant Celebrating Ross Edwards Sydney Chamber Choir/ Synergy Percussion  Sam Allchurch, Paul Stanhope, Nicholas Routley, conductors  4 August 2018 City Recital Hall, Sydney Written by Wendy McLeod This concert celebrated the unique voice of composer Ross Edwards as he approaches...more...

Posted on August 17, 2018 @ 19.18
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Concert Review: Smoke, Glass and Mirrors; Musical Subterfuge/ Twilight Musical Dialogues

Aiko Goto, Simon Tedeschi and Sally Walker- Twilight Musical Dialogues   Smoke, Glass and Mirrors; Musical Subterfuge Musical Luminati Series hosted by Twilight Musical Dialogues  3 August 2018 Adamstown Uniting Church, Newcastle Written by Joseph Asquith Smoke,...more...

Posted on August 9, 2018 @ 19.48
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Concert Review: Karakorum/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Karakorum Australian Brandenburg Orchestra 25 July 2018 City Recital Hall, Sydney Written by Deen Hamaker   The journey of an itinerant 13th century monk forms the basis of this fascinating syncretic concert that reinterprets...more...

Posted on August 1, 2018 @ 21.00
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Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia

Aida, Opera Australia 18 July, 2018 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Written by Deen Hamaker Since opera emerged in late 16th century Italy, the art form has frequently been at the forefront...more...

Posted on July 23, 2018 @ 21.31
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Concert Review: Mad For Love/ Sumi Jo / José Carbó/ Guy Noble

Sumi Jo Mad for Love Sumi Jo – Soprano and José Carbó– Baritone/ Guy Noble – Piano July 19 2018 City Recital Hall Angel Place Sydney Written by Victoria Watson Soprano Sumi Jo had early success in...more...

Posted on July 20, 2018 @ 18.23
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Concert Review: Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Final

  Winner of total scholarship and prize money of $43,000- New Zealand baritone Jarvis Dams. The Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Final Finalists- Shikara Ringdahl-Soprano, Christopher Curcuruto – Bass, Chelsea Dolman-Soprano, Joshua Oxley-Tenor, Morgan...more...

Posted on July 16, 2018 @ 17.59
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Album Review: Pastoral Fables – Works For Cor Anglais And Piano/ Oguey And Da Costa/ ABC Classics

Pastoral Fables, a new album from ABC Classics is a collection of eight Romantic works, mostly transcribed by Alexander Oguey for cor anglais and piano, performed by Oguey, cor anglais (Marigaux,...more...

Posted on June 21, 2018 @ 13.32
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Concert Review: Musical Luminati ‘Bach in the Dark’/ Twilight Musical Dialogues

Rachel Scott Twilight Musical Dialogues Musical Luminati ‘Bach in the Dark’ Adamstown Uniting Church Friday June 15th, 2018 Twilight Musical Dialogues hosted the second instalment of its 2018 ‘Musical Luminati’ series entitled ‘Bach in the...more...

Posted on June 21, 2018 @ 13.02
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Album Review: Crossing/ Jane Sheldon, Julian Curwin/ Romero Records

The new album Crossing released earlier this month by Australian-American soprano Jane Sheldon and Julian Curwin playing guitar, is an engaging collection of 11 songs composed by the two performers,...more...

Posted on June 12, 2018 @ 11.29