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Benedict And Tedeschi Record Together

Two well-known Sydney musicians have teamed up to create a new recording on ABC Classics that re-imagines the masterpieces of Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann. Principal viola of the Sydney...more...

Posted on February 8, 2018 @ 15.28  Dot  News
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Sydney Eisteddfod 2018 Entries Open

The eight finalists in the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Competition Entries are open for the 2018 Sydney Eisteddfod and close on March 13, 2018. The Sydney Eisteddfod is a seminal event...more...

Posted on February 5, 2018 @ 17.57  Dot  News
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Generational Change At Musica Viva

Musica Viva CEO Mary Jo Capps and Artistic Director Carl Vine, AO Australia’s national performing arts company Musica Viva, is to undergo generational change with the company’s Chairman Charles Graham announcing...more...

Posted on February 5, 2018 @ 12.58  Dot  News
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Album Review: Beethoven Piano Concertos 1 And 3/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Peres Da Costa

The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s recently released second album features Neal Peres Da Costa as soloist in chamber arrangements by Vi King Lim, of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 1 in C...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 16.30
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Kopatchinskaja And The St Paul Chamber Orchestra Win 2018 Grammy For Best Chamber Music Performance

The 2018 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: Death & The Maiden — Patricia Kopatchinskaja & The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Other nominees: Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas, Op. 1 — Arcangelo Divine Theatre...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.52  Dot  News
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Another Grammy Win for All Things Majestic

All Things Majestic wins again for the 2018 Best Classical Compendium: Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto — Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer Other nominees: Barbara — Alexandre Tharaud;...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.43  Dot  News
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Best Contemporary Classical Composition Winner 2018

Best Contemporary Classical Composition: Higdon: Viola Concerto — Jennifer Higdon, composer (Roberto Díaz, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony) Other nominees: Danielpour: Songs Of Solitude — Richard Danielpour, composer (Thomas Hampson, Giancarlo Guerrero &...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.26  Dot  News
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Best Engineered Grammy Winner for 2018

A second Grammy for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s album Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5; Barber: Adagio with its win for Best Engineered Album, Classical: Mark Donahue, engineer (Manfred Honeck & Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)....more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.16  Dot  News
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The 2018 Grammy For Best Opera Recording

The 2018 Grammy for Best Opera Recording awarded to Berg Wozzeck — Hans Graf, conductor; Anne Schwanewilms & Roman Trekel; Hans Graf, producer (Houston Symphony; Chorus Of Students And Alumni, Shepherd School...more...

Posted on January 29, 2018 @ 12.07  Dot  News