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Gurrumul 4-Album ‘Legacy Edition’ For Release By Decca in March 2021

A new suite of vinyl reissues celebrating the legacy of the late indigenous Australian songwriter Gurrumul (1971–2017) will be released in March 2021 by Decca and Universal Music. The LEGACY EDITION series will see Gurrumul’s ARIA-award winning studio albums reissued in four 2-LP coloured vinyl sets. The albums to be reissued are Gurrumul, Rrakala, The…
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Sutherland -Bonynge Limited Collection Available For Pre-Order

The unique operatic heritage of two of Australia’s greatest icons, Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge will be celebrated and preserved for posterity in a limited release collection from Universal Music in association with the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonyge Foundation. Only 90 copies have been produced of this deluxe limited edition exclusive to the…
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Ensemble Offspring Celebrates Reich

Who: Ensemble Offspring What: The works of Steve Reich When: February 7 @ 8 pm Where: St Mary’s Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Sydney, 2000 Australia Ensemble Offspring celebrates the work of legendary minimalist composer Steve Reich, performing a suite of his most pioneering, hypnotic music at Sydney’s new Sunset Piazza. Led by acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes, ARIA-nominated Sydney…
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Sydney Oboe Quartet Debuts With A World Premiere

Who: Sydney Oboe Quartet When: Sunday 7th February, 3pm Where: Christchurch St Laurence, 182 George St, Sydney What: JC Bach – Oboe Quartet in Bb/ Mehmedbasic – Isthmus (World Premiere)/ Britten – Phantasy Quartet/ Mozart – Oboe Quartet in F Join Sydney’s newest chamber ensemble for their debut solo performance when the the Sydney Oboe Quartet…
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Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra ‘Illuminate’

When and Where: Iluminate Tuesday 16 February, 6.30pm, The Hills Grammar School | 43 Kenthurst Road, Kenthurst Thursday 18 February, 7.30pm, Newcastle City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle Friday 19 February, 7.00pm, City Recital Hall,2 Angel Place, Sydney Voyage of Musical Discovery “Motivic Development” Wednesday 17 February, 6.30pm, City Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney What: Max Bruch…
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Romance Is The Theme For Sydney Symphony’s 2021 Opening Season

When: Wed 10 Feb – 8.00pm/ Thu 11 Feb – 7.00pm/ Fri 12 Feb – 8.00pm/ Sat 13 Feb – 8.00pm Where: Sydney Town Hall What: TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto/ CONNOR D’NETTO Uncertain Planning/ DVOŘÁK Symphony No.9, From the New World Who: SIMONE YOUNG conductor/ DANIEL RÖHN violin The Sydney Symphony Orchestra welcomes back audiences to…
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Online Concert Review: Christmas with the Australian Chamber Choir

Christmas with the Australian Chamber Choir Livestream 13 December 2020-31 December 2020 www.auschoir.org/2020-christmas Drawing on the rich traditions of European Yuletetide music, the Australian Chamber Choir under the direction of artistic director Douglas Lawrence AM, presented Christmas with the Australian Chamber Choir, an online event performed by eight of its singers. This year, the musicians…

CD Review: A Baroque Christmas/ Australian Chamber Choir/ Move Records

The Australian Chamber Choir has released a CD of baroque Christmas music compiled from their ample archive of recent live performances. A Baroque Christmas is a small but rewarding compensation for the lack of live performing opportunities during 2020. The recordings are taken from concerts in Victoria in November and December of 2018 and 2019…