Soprano Patricia Rozario is in Brisbane this week to sing the music of Peggy Glanville-Hicks in a festival of Indian music. Born in Mumbai, she has been the muse and foremost interpreter of the vocal music of John Tavener and Arvo Part.
There was a riot of colour both outside the Sydney Opera House with Vivid in full swing, as well as inside, when Opera Australia’s new production of Bizet’s Carmen, directed by John Bell, opened last night. Check out these kaleidoscopic images: scroll down to see all 10 images. Images courtesy Opera Australia.
The McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod is calling for entries to the 2014 competition. The 92-page syllabus includes almost four hundred classical and contemporary events for aspiring singers, dancers, musicians, composers, choirs, bands and orchestras. The program caters for all age groups and styles. Once again, the $57,000 Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Operatic Aria and the $36,000 Sydney…
Prokofiev’s madcap ‘anti-opera’ opened on Sydney this week. There is an abundance of satire in Tom Stoppard’s wickedly funny English libretto with plenty of belly laughs, fantasy and high camp embedded in a riot of colour. Scroll down to see all 7 images. Images courtesy Opera Australia
Mahler’s personal copy of his 3rdand longest symphony was recently discovered in a private collection. If that isn’t exciting enough, it is notated in the composer’s hand, and is to be auctioned this week. http://gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/the-score-of-the-third-symphony-by-mahler-to-be-auctioned
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 ART Music Awards! Winners in 11 national categories and eight state categories of the 2019 Art Music Awards were revealed at a gala function at the Great Hall of the University of Sydney on Monday 19 August. Hosted by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre (AMC), the…