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Opera’s Quiet Achiever Bids Farewell

Anthony Legge Last Saturday night, the Green Room of the Sydney Opera House was buzzing as performers from various companies prepared for the evening’s shows. Shortly before 7.30, the cast of...more...

Posted on April 6, 2017 @ 16.27  Dot  News
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Concert Review: Chancellor’s Concert / Sydney Conservatorium Of Music Symphony Orchestra

Professor Anne Boyd AM, takes a bow at the Chancellor’s Concert, Sydney Conservatorium of Music (photo by Jamie Williams Photography) Chancellor’s Concert, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Symphony Orchestra, Verbrugghen Hall March 31 2017 Written...more...

Posted on April 6, 2017 @ 15.44
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Album Release: Bach | Beethoven: Fugue / Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti

This week, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Richard Tognetti release a new album, Bach | Beethoven: Fugue, that showcases two works of genius by Bach and Beethoven. Recorded live in concert, the album...more...

Posted on April 5, 2017 @ 14.42  Dot  News
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Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra

Intrepid Voyagers Sydney Youth Orchestra Verbrugghen Hall, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music April 2, 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker There is a constant undercurrent of commentary on the future of classical music and whether it...more...

Posted on April 5, 2017 @ 12.57
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Decca Classics Releases Beethoven Complete String Quartets By Takács Quartet

Decca Classics has released a compilation album of the Takács Quartet performing its award-winning recordings of the complete String Quartets of Beethoven. This anthology comprises a multi-media presentation of the Beethoven...more...

Posted on April 3, 2017 @ 22.32  Dot  News
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Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia

Natalie Aroyan as Annina, Emma Matthews as Violetta Valéry and Arnold Rutkowski as Alfredo Germont in Opera Australia’s 2013 production of La Traviata.Photo credit: Branco Gaica La traviata, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland...more...

Posted on April 3, 2017 @ 10.31
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Sydney’s Newest Baroque Ensemble – BachBand@St James’

The Choir of St James’ When the Choir of St James’ gives its debut performance at Sydney’s City Recital Hall this week, it will be celebrating another first – the premiere...more...

Posted on April 2, 2017 @ 12.57  Dot  News
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Album Review: Hooray For Song! / The Sydney Children’s Choir/ Lyn Williams And Friends

Described as a ‘singing adventure’, the Sydney Children’s Choir’s new album release Hooray for Song! is a lively collection of songs written especially with young singers in mind. Since being established...more...

Posted on March 28, 2017 @ 14.55
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Concert Review: Young Handel/ Thoroughbass

Thoroughbass – Shaun Ng, Anna Fraser and Diana Weston. Image courtesy Victoria Watson Young Handel – Thoroughbass Diana Weston, harpsichord/ Shaun Ng, viola da gamba/ Anna Fraser, soprano The Independent Theatre, North Sydney/Sunday March 26th...more...

Posted on March 28, 2017 @ 10.22