Hot Off The Press….music News From Around The Nation

Tired of the sporting hoop-la? Take some time out with this swag of links to news on recent events in the music life of the nation:

Exciting developments as the Sydney Symphony expands its cultural reach into China:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/music/guangzhou-base-bid-to-cement-sso-in-region/story-fn9d2mxu-1226438930225

Peter McCallum reviews Amaracord for the Sydney Morning Herald:

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/high-and-lows-of-love-and-death-in-voice-20120731-23crx.html

From Adelaide, Graham Strahle reviews the Adelaide Symphony’s Das Lied von Erde with Maestro Arvo Vollmer and tenor Stuart Skelton.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/magnificent-soloists-bring-mahlers-song-cycle-to-extremes-of-passion/story-e6frg8n6-1226438904092

From Brisbane, a review of the Australian Youth Orchestra conducted by Simone Young with soprano Lisa Gasteen:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/a-concert-to-put-youth-music-cuts-to-shame/story-e6frg8n6-1226437951150

The Townsville Festival of Chamber Music:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/music/enthusiasm-that-invigorates-the-senses/story-fn9d2mxu-1226438892838

…… and the re-modelling of Hamer Hall in Melbourne:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/music/remodelling-offers-sound-investment/story-fn9d2mxu-1226438887311

 

 
Posted on August 1, 2012 @ 12.29
 

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