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Bach Akademie Australia Performs Bach’s Easter Oratorio

From 03-Apr-20 to 05-Apr-20, at 7.30 pm 3 and 4 April/ 2 pm 5 April

Bach Akademie Australia Counter-tenor Reginald Mobley The Bach Akademie Australia’s Easter programme features counter-tenor Reginald Mobley’s astonishingly beautiful voice in Bach’s poignant cantata BWV 82 ‘Ich habe genug’  with the celebrated Australian...more...

Posted on February 24, 2020 @ 13.53  Dot  Shows
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Benjamin Grosvenor Releases Chopin Piano Concertos On Decca

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor presents a new recording of two concerto favourites: Chopin’s Piano Concertos Nos.1 and 2, released on Decca Classics today. Recorded with Elim Chan and the Royal...more...

Posted on February 21, 2020 @ 13.03  Dot  News
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Opera Australia Access Programme Offers $20 Tickets To First-Timers

Opera Australia (OA) today announced that the accessibility programme that offers first time opera-goers tickets for just $20 each has been extended into the 2020 Sydney and Melbourne seasons. This Susan...more...

Posted on February 21, 2020 @ 12.33  Dot  News
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra Launches ’50 Fanfares’ A Major Commissioning Project

Back row (L-R): Sydney Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Andrew Haveron, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Tutti Viola Rosemary Curtin, Director of Artistic Planning Raff Wilson, CEO Emma Dunch, Jessica Wells, Paul Stanhope, Paul-Atoni...more...

Posted on February 21, 2020 @ 11.26  Dot  News
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Artists as leaders – celebrating the role of heroic antiheroes

Written by Philip Pogson “Art proves it value by still mattering to people who have been deprived of every other freedom.” – Clive James Leadership’s unlikely candidates In 1995 painter Arthur Boyd was...more...

Posted on February 19, 2020 @ 19.09  Dot  News
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Concert Review: Emperors & Armies / Australian Haydn Ensemble

Emperors & Armies Australian Haydn Ensemble Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House February 11, 2020 The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s 2020 curtain raiser Emperors & Armies drew inspiration from the royal dynasties of 18th century middle...more...

Posted on February 17, 2020 @ 11.22
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Mozart’s Requiem At The Adelaide Festival – Q & A With Siobhan Stagg

Siobhan Stagg, second from right. Credit Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2019 © Pascal Victor Soprano Siobhan Stagg, Australian-born and based in Europe, has the world at her feet. Her career, like her exquisite...more...

Posted on February 17, 2020 @ 11.13  Dot  News
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Sydney Eisteddfod 2020 Calls For Entries

Entries for the 2020 Sydney Eisteddfod close on March 13. Each year, over 35,000 entrants from all across Australia and New Zealand enter the Sydney Eisteddfod to showcase their talents in...more...

Posted on February 13, 2020 @ 18.37  Dot  News

Faust – The Gallery

Costume designer Brigitte Reiffenstuel, set designer Charles Edwards and lighting designer Paule Constable realised by Catherine Alexander bring to life Gounod’s grand opera Faust for Opera Australia. Soprano Irina Lungu, tenor Ivan Magri and bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes create a formidable trio of soloists with a luxury cast of supporting...more...

Posted on February 13, 2020 @ 17.45  Dot  News