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Concert Review: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment/ Rachel Podger/ Music Viva

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rachel Podger Musica Viva City Recital Hall 13 November 2017 The repertoire spanned no more than a decade and a half, from c 1760 to 1775, yet the music...more...

Posted on November 14, 2017 @ 15.03
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Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca

From Darkness to Light is a new single CD release from Decca Classics on which cellist Catherine Hewgill and conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy perform the cello sonatas of Prokofiev...more...

Posted on November 7, 2017 @ 11.24
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Album Review: Spinning Forth/ Marais Project

The Marais Project’s new CD Spinning Forth is a gorgeous collection of music which showcases the viola da gamba and its ensemble partners, through dedicated pieces written during its golden...more...

Posted on October 31, 2017 @ 12.31
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Review: Bittersweet Obsessions: Monteverdi And Bach/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Karim Sulayman, Natasha Wilson and Jakob Bloch Jesperson in the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s Bittersweet Obsessions. Image courtesy Steven Godbee Publicity Photography Bittersweet Obsessions: Monteverdi and Bach Australian Brandenburg Orchestra City Recital Hall 25 October...more...

Posted on October 27, 2017 @ 16.04
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Concert Review: Dido And Aeneas/ Sydney Chamber Choir/ Muffat collective

The Sydney Chamber Choir’s Dido and Aeneas. Image supplied Sydney Chamber Choir/Muffat Collective Great Hall, University of Sydney 6 October 2017 Written by Wendy McLeod The Great Hall of the University of Sydney was packed...more...

Posted on October 10, 2017 @ 15.31
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Concert Review: The Musician Project/ Wagner And Bruckner

Max McBride The Musician Project,  Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music 30 September 2017 Written by Ria Andriani The Musician Project is one of the newest and most innovative orchestras in town. Its young players...more...

Posted on October 5, 2017 @ 12.25
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Concert Review: Twilight Musical Dialogues – Russia/ Walker/ Cislowska/ Kats-Chernin/ Donaghoe

Tamara-Anna Cislowska, Sally Walker and Elena-Kats Chernin in Twilight Musical Dialogues – Russia Our friends in Newcastle have been busy with a concert series curated by Sally Walker. David Banney tells...more...

Posted on September 28, 2017 @ 14.42
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Concert Review: Winterreise/ Ferruccio Furlanetto/ Opera Australia

Ferruccio Furlanetto – a towering voice within a towering presence. Image courtesy Opera Australia Winterreise, F Schubert Ferrucio Furlanetto/ Opera Australia City Recital Hall, Sydney 27 September 2017 Italian bass Ferruccio Furlanetto’s performance of Schubert’s...more...

Posted on September 28, 2017 @ 14.27
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Concert Review: Revolutionary Romance/ Australian Romantic And Classical Orchestra

Nicole van Bruggen plays the basset clarinet Revolutionary Romance, Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra, Chamber Soloists, CIty Recital Hall, 17 September 2017 Written by Wendy McLeod It was a gentle spring afternoon in Sydney when the...more...

Posted on September 22, 2017 @ 15.26