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Concert Review: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra/ Dmitry Sinkovsky/ The Singing Violin

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra  Dmitry Sinkovsky, violin 26 July 2017, City Recital Hall, Angel Place  Written by Larry Turner  Dmitry Sinkovsky has acquired a substantial reputation in Europe and North America both as a violinist...more...

Posted on July 27, 2017 @ 20.47
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Concert Review: Marais meets Muffat

Marais meets Muffat Marais meets Muffat The Independent Theatre, North Sydney July 16, 2017 Written by Ria Andriani Through the  dialogue of two ensembles, the Marais Project and Muffat Collective brought their virtuosic skills, specialised...more...

Posted on July 24, 2017 @ 11.24  Dot  News
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Opera Review: Thaïs/ Opera Australia

Thaïs Opera Australia Sydney Town Hall 22 July 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Jules Massenet was an incredibly popular opera composer during his lifetime and churned out over 30 operas from La grand’tante in...more...

Posted on July 24, 2017 @ 9.51  Dot  News

Germany – The ‘State’ Of Opera

This feature from Newsweek, explains why aspiring opera singers gravitate to Germany to pursue their careers. “According to the opera statistics website – Operabase, last year 7,230 opera performances took place in Germany, one third of the world’s total. The United States came a distant second, at 1,730 performances, followed by France...more...

Posted on July 20, 2017 @ 9.36  Dot  News
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Amelia Farrugia Is DIVA!

On 25-Aug-17, at 7.30 pm

Amelia Farrugia Dazzling soprano Amelia Farrugia stars in a celebration of great Australian divas, taking the audience on a journey through the lives and careers of June Bronhill and Dame Joan...more...

Posted on July 20, 2017 @ 8.47  Dot  Shows
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Finalists Announced For 2017 APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards

Some of Australia’s finest composers and performers in contemporary classical, jazz and experimental music have today been named as finalists for the 2017 Art Music Awards. Nominees are spread over performing...more...

Posted on July 20, 2017 @ 8.18  Dot  News
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Sydney Conservatorium Open Day

On 26-Aug-17, starting at 9 am and finishing at 4 pm

Considering a career in music? The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is Sydney’s premier tertiary musical institution and is holding an Open Day for prospective students where you can ask their staff...more...

Posted on July 20, 2017 @ 7.38  Dot  Shows
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Musica Viva Masterclass With The Takács Quartet’s Edward Dusinberre

On 18-Aug-17, starting at 5.30pm and finishing at 7 pm

Takács Quartet violinist Edward Dusinberre will conduct a masterclass for Musica Viva at Sydney’s Customs House. Musica Viva Masterclasses aim to give some of Australia’s finest young musicians the opportunity to work with...more...

Posted on July 20, 2017 @ 7.10  Dot  Shows
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Filipe Manu Wins The Mathy And The IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition For 2017

Filipe Manu Congratulations to 24-year-old Filipe Manu, tenor, from New Zealand who last Saturday won the prestigious Marianne Mathy Scholarship (The Mathy) and was judged the overall winner of the IFAC Handa...more...

Posted on July 18, 2017 @ 10.31  Dot  News