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Album Review: Bach | Beethoven: Fugue/ Australian Chamber Orchestra/ Tognetti

The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s new album release Bach | Beethoven: Fugue on ABC Classics, couples the contrapuntal writing of Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven, highlighting their similarities, whilst...more...

Posted on April 21, 2017 @ 15.43
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Concert Review: German Romantics/ Sydney Chamber Choir

Sydney Chamber Choir German Romantics Sydney Chamber Choir conducted by Sam Allchurch Great Hall, Sydney University April 8, 2017 When the Sydney Chamber Choir stepped up to the platform of Sydney University’s Great Hall last...more...

Posted on April 11, 2017 @ 17.03
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Concert Review: Mass in B Minor/ Choir of Christ Church St Laurence/ St Laurence Baroque Orchestra/ Australian Baroque Brass

Mass in B minor, BWV 232, J S Bach Choir of Christ Church St Laurence, St Laurence Baroque and Australian Baroque Brass Christ Church St Laurence April 2, 2017 Whether Sydney’s choral directors were...more...

Posted on April 9, 2017 @ 23.43
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Concert Review: St John Passion/ The Choir of St James’ and BachBand@St James’

The Choir of St James’ St John Passion, The Choir of St James’ and BachBand@St James’ with Choristers from Santa Sabina College and Shore City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney April 7, 2017 Written by Larry...more...

Posted on April 8, 2017 @ 17.56
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Concert Review: Chancellor’s Concert / Sydney Conservatorium Of Music Symphony Orchestra

Professor Anne Boyd AM, takes a bow at the Chancellor’s Concert, Sydney Conservatorium of Music (photo by Jamie Williams Photography) Chancellor’s Concert, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Symphony Orchestra, Verbrugghen Hall March 31 2017 Written...more...

Posted on April 6, 2017 @ 15.44
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Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra

Intrepid Voyagers Sydney Youth Orchestra Verbrugghen Hall, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music April 2, 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker There is a constant undercurrent of commentary on the future of classical music and whether it...more...

Posted on April 5, 2017 @ 12.57
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Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia

Natalie Aroyan as Annina, Emma Matthews as Violetta Valéry and Arnold Rutkowski as Alfredo Germont in Opera Australia’s 2013 production of La Traviata.Photo credit: Branco Gaica La traviata, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland...more...

Posted on April 3, 2017 @ 10.31
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Album Review: Hooray For Song! / The Sydney Children’s Choir/ Lyn Williams And Friends

Described as a ‘singing adventure’, the Sydney Children’s Choir’s new album release Hooray for Song! is a lively collection of songs written especially with young singers in mind. Since being established...more...

Posted on March 28, 2017 @ 14.55
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Concert Review: Young Handel/ Thoroughbass

Thoroughbass – Shaun Ng, Anna Fraser and Diana Weston. Image courtesy Victoria Watson Young Handel – Thoroughbass Diana Weston, harpsichord/ Shaun Ng, viola da gamba/ Anna Fraser, soprano The Independent Theatre, North Sydney/Sunday March 26th...more...

Posted on March 28, 2017 @ 10.22