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Concert Review: Groove Sessions/ The Idea Of North

The Idea of North The Idea of North – Groove Sessions Independent Theatre, North Sydney, 18 February  2018 Written by Paul Bennett With an impressive collection of albums of various styles, ARIA awards and...more...

Posted on February 19, 2018 @ 19.44
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Album Review: Beethoven Piano Concertos 1 And 3/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Peres Da Costa

The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s recently released second album features Neal Peres Da Costa as soloist in chamber arrangements by Vi King Lim, of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 1 in C...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 16.30
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Concert Review: CPE Bach, Mozart and Haydn/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Helyard

Dr Erin Helyard – “an infectious enthusiasm and quirky expressiveness”  CPE Bach, Mozart and Haydn Australian Haydn Ensemble City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney 15 December 2017 Written by Victoria Watson The Australian Haydn Ensemble was...more...

Posted on December 18, 2017 @ 13.10
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Concert Review: Twilight Musical Dialogues – Spain and South America/ Walker/Rojas-Gonzales/Carraro

Daniel Rojas-Gonzales, Sally Walker and William Carraro Twilight Musical Dialogues: Music from Spain and South America Sally Walker, flute, Daniel Rojas-Gonzales, piano, William Carraro, violin 10 November, 2017 Adamstown Uniting Church, Newcastle, New South Wales Written...more...

Posted on November 21, 2017 @ 15.43
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Concert Review: The Sonata Project/ Bernadette Harvey

Bernadette Harvey launches The Sonata Project The Sonata Project Bernadette Harvey Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music 11 November 2017 Written by Ria Andriani One of the aims of Bernadette Harvey’s new concert venture The Sonata...more...

Posted on November 17, 2017 @ 13.47
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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