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‘Phoenix Voices Of Youth’ Brings Hope In Song

Phoenix Voices of Youth The myth of the phoenix is well known – the fabulous, long-lived bird of fantasy which sprang with new life from the ashes of its pyre. The...more...

Posted on December 11, 2017 @ 11.15  Dot  News
 
 
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Australian Brandenburg’s Noël! Noël! On CD And DVD

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir under Artistic Director Paul Dyer AO, have released a recording of their popular annual Noël! Noël! Christmas concert. This release was recorded live at St Francis of...more...

Posted on December 5, 2017 @ 12.22  Dot  News
 
 
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Offspring Bites 1: A New Release From Ensemble Offspring

Ensemble Offspring has an exciting venture. It is a new annual recording series, Offspring Bites, celebrating the creation of new art music in Australia today, featuring an audio release alongside newly...more...

Posted on November 29, 2017 @ 15.55  Dot  News
 
 
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In Conversation With Dame Emma Kirkby

Lutenist Jakob Lindberg performs with soprano Ria Andriani in the Four Winds Windsong series masterclass. Image Kate Jorgenson British soprano Dame Emma Kirkby and Swedish Lutenist Jakob Lindberg were recently in...more...

Posted on November 27, 2017 @ 15.16  Dot  News
 
 
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Vale Dmitri Horostovsky

The beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after battling a brain tumour for over 2 years. Tributes have been pouring in from all around the opera world mourning the loss...more...

Posted on November 23, 2017 @ 14.03  Dot  News
 
 
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Concert Review: Twilight Musical Dialogues – Spain and South America/ Walker/Rojas-Gonzales/Carraro

Daniel Rojas-Gonzales, Sally Walker and William Carraro Twilight Musical Dialogues: Music from Spain and South America Sally Walker, flute, Daniel Rojas-Gonzales, piano, William Carraro, violin 10 November, 2017 Adamstown Uniting Church, Newcastle, New South Wales Written...more...

Posted on November 21, 2017 @ 15.43
 
 
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The Merry Widow Lookbook

Opera Australia’s sumptuous production of Lehar’s glittering operetta The Merry Widow opened in Melbourne this week. Danielle de Niese takes the title role in her much awaited operatic debut in...more...

Posted on November 17, 2017 @ 14.18  Dot  News
 
 
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Concert Review: The Sonata Project/ Bernadette Harvey

Bernadette Harvey launches The Sonata Project The Sonata Project Bernadette Harvey Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music 11 November 2017 Written by Ria Andriani One of the aims of Bernadette Harvey’s new concert venture The Sonata...more...

Posted on November 17, 2017 @ 13.47
 
 
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Concert Review: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment/ Rachel Podger/ Music Viva

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rachel Podger Musica Viva City Recital Hall 13 November 2017 The repertoire spanned no more than a decade and a half, from c 1760 to 1775, yet the music...more...

Posted on November 14, 2017 @ 15.03