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Seraphim Trio In Concert

Seraphim Trio with Martin Alexander During their November tour, the Seraphim Trio will be joined by violist Martin Alexander, in a program featuring masterworks by Haydn, Mozart and Dvořák. Concert information. more...

Posted on October 29, 2019 @ 10.38
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Opera Review: Il Viaggio A Reims/ Opera Australia

Sian Sharp as Marchesa Melibea and Shanul Sharma as Conte di Libenskof in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of Il Viaggio a Reims at Arts Centre, Melbourne, 2019Photo credit: Prudence Upton Il...more...

Posted on October 26, 2019 @ 10.39
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New CD ‘Where Song Began’

Violinist Simone Slattery and cellist Anthony Albrecht have released a new CD themed around birdsong, Where Song Began. The tracks include classics like Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending and JS...more...

Posted on October 25, 2019 @ 17.24  Dot  News
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Nigel Westlake And Katy Abbott Awarded 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes

Nigel Westlake and Katy Abbott are the winners of the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes. The announcement was made during a ceremony at the Melbourne Recital Centre this week. A video of...more...

Posted on October 23, 2019 @ 14.47  Dot  News
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Movie Reviews: Enthralling Biopics About Two Opera Icons

Two European film festival in Sydney last week saw the screening of two riveting movies about opera icons Luciano Pavarotti and Maria Callas. Pavarotti, directed by Ron “Happy Days” Howard is...more...

Posted on October 21, 2019 @ 17.22
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‘Pavarotti’ Trailer

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard directs an intimate new biopic on the life of the legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti. The movie trailer released today traces Pavarotti’s life and features iconic footage of The...more...

Posted on October 21, 2019 @ 17.17
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Trifonov Continues Rachmaninov Recordings For Deutsche Grammophon

After the highly acclaimed album Destination Rachmaninov – Departure Daniil Trifonov concludes his Rachmaninov recording project for Deutsche Grammophon with Destination Rachmaninov – Arrival, a programme that includes Rachmaninov’s Piano...more...

Posted on October 21, 2019 @ 13.26  Dot  News

The Marriage Of Figaro Lookbook

Sumptuous costumes by Jenny Tiramani create a visual feast akin to an oil painting in Sir David McVicar’s 2015 production of Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro revived by Opera Australia this month. Scroll down to see all six images. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px...more...

Posted on October 20, 2019 @ 11.57  Dot  News
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Opera Review: The Marriage Of Figaro/ Opera Australia

Andrei Bondarenko as Count Almaviva and Stacey Alleaume as Susannah in Opera Australia’s 2019 production of The Marriage of Figaro at the Sydney Opera House. Photo Credit: Prudence Upton Le nozze...more...

Posted on October 20, 2019 @ 11.29