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Sharolyn Kimmorley Wins 2017 MOST Achievement Award

Sharolyn Kimmorley AM Hearty congratulations are due to pianist Sharolyn Kimmorley AM, who was awarded the 2017 MOST Achievement Award (MAA). Established in 2016, MOST® established this award to “acknowledge the contributions of...more...

Posted on August 14, 2017 @ 15.17  Dot  News
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Opera In Concert Review: Parsifal/ Opera Australia

Kwangchul Youn as Gurnemanz, Jonas Kaufmann as Parsifal, Conductor Pinchas Steinberg, Michelle DeYoung as Kundry and the Opera Australia Orchestra and Chorus in Opera Australia’s 2017 production of Parsifal. Photo...more...

Posted on August 11, 2017 @ 13.56
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Cabaret Review: Bedlam/ Strange Bedfellows

Bedlam Strange Bedfellows Leadbelly, Newtown  7 August, 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker The Strange Bedfellows are a formidable duo comprising Jacqueline Dark and Kanen Breen. Dark is a renowned mezzo-soprano famed for her performances in opera...more...

Posted on August 11, 2017 @ 12.03
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Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir And Vienna Boys’ Choir Join Forces For Songs Of My Country

On 10-Oct-17, at 7 pm

Two legendary children’s choirs, Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir (GICC) and the Vienna Boys’ Choir (VBC/Wiener Sängerknaben) will come together for a world-first collaboration in Sydney and Cairns in October, to...more...

Posted on August 10, 2017 @ 16.26  Dot  Shows

Original Holst Scores Discovered in New Zealand

The Guardian reported last month that two original works by Gustav Holst have been discovered in the library of New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty Symphonia. Written in 1906, Folk Songs from Somerset and Two Songs Without Words were authenticated by matching the handwriting, address and signature of Holst with internet sources. The...more...

Posted on August 9, 2017 @ 14.34  Dot  News
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Ensemble Offspring Showcases 2017 ‘Hatchlings’

On 27-Sep-17, at 7 pm

Ensemble Offspring’s ‘Hatchlings” – Ciaran Frame, Luke Carbon, Jasmin Leung and Kieran Welch Ensemble Offspring’s springboard for emerging composers Hatched Academy, presents the works of four successful composers to enter their 2017...more...

Posted on August 9, 2017 @ 13.57  Dot  Shows
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China National Symphony Orchestra Tours Australia

On 23-Oct-17, at 8 pm

The China National Symphony Orchestra will tour to Australia this year performing just one concert celebrating 45 years of diplomatic relations  between China and Australia. More than 100 musicians make up...more...

Posted on August 9, 2017 @ 13.15  Dot  Shows
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Ensemble Offspring Presents World Premieres In ‘Who Dreamed It?’

On 23-Sep-17, at 2 pm

Ensemble Offspring presents Who Dreamed It?  a phantasmagoric concert featuring three world premieres, that might be the soundtrack of a sleeping mind inspired by dreams, fairytales and fate. US-based Australian soprano Jessica...more...

Posted on August 4, 2017 @ 11.46  Dot  Shows
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Concert Review: Schubert’s Trout/Omega Ensemble

Omega Ensemble Schubert’s Trout Omega Ensemble:  David Rowden (Co-Artistic Director and clarinet), Maria Raspopova (Co-Artistic Director and piano), Alexandra Osborne (violin), Veronique Serret (violin), Neil Thompson (viola), Paul Stender (cello), Alex Henery (double bass), Ben Hoadley (bassoon), Michael Dixon (horn)  27 July 2017, City Recital Hall, Angel...more...

Posted on July 29, 2017 @ 18.38