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Concert Review: L’Heure Exquise / José Carbó Trio

José Carbó Trio L’Heure Exquise José Carbó Trio Independent Theatre, North Sydney 11, March 2018 It was rare opportunity to hear the gilded voice of baritone José Carbó in an intimate recital of (mostly) art...more...

Posted on March 13, 2018 @ 16.40
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Concert Review: Apollo’s Gift – Music and the Mind/ Twilight Musical Dialogues, Musical Luminati

Apollo’s Gift: Music and the Mind,  Twilight Musical Dialogues, Musical Luminati Adamstown Uniting Church,  2 March, 2018 At an intimate, classical soirée, a model human skeleton, electrodes and computer avatars perhaps do not comprise...more...

Posted on March 12, 2018 @ 13.54
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Concert Review: Fantasia/ Sabine Meyer/ Alliage Quintett

Fantasia Sabine Meyer/Alliage Quintette City Recital Hall 26 February 2018 It was something akin to a family gathering when German clarinet virtuosa Sabine Meyer and the Alliage Quintette performed Fantasia for Musica Viva. Fantasia...more...

Posted on March 3, 2018 @ 0.04
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Concert Review: Summer Winds- From Beethoven To Ravel/ Omega Ensemble/Sally Walker

Sally Walker. Image credit Keith Saunders Summer Winds- from Beethoven to Ravel The Omega Ensemble – Sally Walker- flute/ David Rowden-clarinet/ Michael Dixon – French horn/  Ben Hoadley- bassoon/ Celia Craig -oboe 25 February,...more...

Posted on February 26, 2018 @ 11.44
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Concert Review: Thomas Tallis’ England/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir/ Maximilian Riebl

Maximilian Riebl, Paul Dyer and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Image courtesy Steven Godbee Publicity and Photography Thomas Tallis’ England Maximilian Riebl, counter-tenor Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir City Recital Hall, Sydney February 21, 2018 The opening...more...

Posted on February 23, 2018 @ 21.13
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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