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Opera Review: Madama Butterfly/Opera Australia

Andeka Gorrotxategi as Pinkerton and Karah Son as Cio-Cio-San in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House. Photo credit: Prudence Upton Madama  Butterfly Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre,...more...

Posted on June 30, 2019 @ 9.15
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Chernobyl Soundtrack Out On Deutsche Grammophon

Chernobyl, the 5-part HBO TV mini-series has become the highest rated show on IMDb. Deutsche Grammophon has released the soundtrack to the mini-series, available now. The score has been composed by Hildur...more...

Posted on June 14, 2019 @ 17.27  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Concert Review: A Royal Affair/ Sydney Chamber Choir/ The Muffat Collective

A Royal Affair Sydney Chamber Choir/ The Muffat Collective Great Hall, Sydney University, 1 June 2019 It was a splendid liaison between music and history when the Sydney Chamber Choir presented A Royal Affair,...more...

Posted on June 4, 2019 @ 15.46
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Breaking News: Paul Kildea Appointed Musica Viva’s New Artistic Director

Paul Kildea Image: Penny Bradfield In breaking news, Musica Viva Australia today celebrates the appointment of Paul Kildea as its incoming Artistic Director. Originally from Canberra and now based in Melbourne, the...more...

Posted on June 3, 2019 @ 12.09  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Concert Review: The Art Of Disappearing/ Halcyon/ Geist String Quartet

The Art of Disappearing Halcyon/ Geist String Quartet Saturday June 1st 2019 Annandale Creative Arts Centre Written by Victoria Watson The Art of Disappearing is a new song cycle by exciting young Sydney composer, Cameron...more...

Posted on June 3, 2019 @ 11.09
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Album Review: The Art of Disappearing/ Halcyon/ Geist String Quartet/Kammerklang

Halcyon and the Geist String Quartet have joined forces to record a new album, The Art of Disappearing with hybrid art production company and record label, Kammerklang. The Art of...more...

Posted on June 1, 2019 @ 13.45
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Lise Davidsen Debut Album

Norwegian lyric dramatic soprano Lise Davidsen has released her debut album Lise Davidsen with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen pn Decca. Winner of The World Opera Competition, Placido Domingo’s...more...

Posted on June 1, 2019 @ 13.23  Dot  News Aug 6th
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Opera Australia’s New Digital Production Of Madama Butterfly

From 28-Jun-19 to 28-Aug-19, at 7.30 on selected evenings and 1 pm matinees

Costume for Cio-Cio San by Jennifer Irwin. Opera Australia’s Madama Butterfly Winter 2019. Puccini’s Tragedia giapponese in two acts, Madama Butterfly presented by Opera Australia, goes on the boards from June 28 to...more...

Posted on May 30, 2019 @ 12.45  Dot  Shows
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Rich Variety In 2019 August Newcastle Music Festival

The Newcastle Music Festival is on again in 2019 from August 6-18,  with over 30 concerts to choose from. From opera to swing, children’s concerts to cocktail soirees and masterclasses...more...

Posted on May 27, 2019 @ 15.33  Dot  News Aug 6th