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Wagner Society Win In London For Samuel Sakker

Wagner Competition winner for 2017, Samuel Sakker Hearty congratulations to tenor Samuel Sakker who won first place in the finals of the Wagner Society’s 2017 Singing Competition which took place on...more...

Posted on November 9, 2017 @ 21.06  Dot  News
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ARCO is hiring!

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra (ARCO) is looking for a highly skilled, creative and passionate Marketing & Communications Manager. Are you the right person for the job or do...more...

Posted on November 8, 2017 @ 15.00  Dot  News
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Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca

From Darkness to Light is a new single CD release from Decca Classics on which cellist Catherine Hewgill and conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy perform the cello sonatas of Prokofiev...more...

Posted on November 7, 2017 @ 11.24
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How did Chopin die?

The Guardian reports on confirmation of the cause of Chopin’s death in 1849 as observed from his heart which was preserved, even though his body was buried in Paris. more...

Posted on November 7, 2017 @ 11.01  Dot  News
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In Converstion: Spanish Guitarist José Maria Gallardo Del Rey

Mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble with guitarist José Maria Gallardo Del Rey The Classical Guitar Festival is on in Sydney from November 16 to 19. Concerts at the Mosman Art Gallery and in...more...

Posted on November 6, 2017 @ 14.06  Dot  News
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Kats-Chernin Celebrates 60 With A 10-CD Collection

ABC Classics celebrates the 60th birthday of pre-eminent Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin with The Elena Kats-Chernin Collection, a 10 CD boxed set, also available as a digital collection, bringing together...more...

Posted on November 6, 2017 @ 11.15  Dot  News
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Slava Grigoryan Releases Bach Cello Suites Volume II On ABC Classics

Virtuoso guitarist Slava Grigoryan’s recording of the Bach Cello Suites Volume II is out today on ABC Classics on CD and digital album. Volume I, released in November 2016 won the 2017 ARIA...more...

Posted on November 3, 2017 @ 14.06  Dot  News
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Bronwyn Douglass Wins 2017 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship

Bronwyn Douglass The Opera Foundation for young Australians has announced mezzo-soprano Bronwyn Douglass (28), from New South Wales as the winner of the 2017 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship, Ms Douglass was announced as...more...

Posted on November 3, 2017 @ 12.33  Dot  News
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Hewgill And Ashkenazy Make Their Debut Recording For Decca

Two of Sydney’s favourite musicians, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist Catherine Hewgill and Vladimir Ashkenazy have made their debut recording together. With the title From Darkness to Light, the recording was...more...

Posted on November 2, 2017 @ 15.13  Dot  News