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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 Aug 6th
 
 
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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 Aug 6th
 
 

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 Aug 6th
 
 
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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
 
 
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Call For Applications: Musica Viva National Chamber Music Championships 2020

To celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020, Musica Viva Australia is introducing a National Chamber Music Championship (NCMC) for secondary-school-aged students with support from Creative Victoria and in partnership with...more...

Posted on October 17, 2019 @ 12.26  Dot  News Aug 6th
 
 
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Tognetti And Helyard Release Violin Sonatas On ABC Classic

Richard Tognetti and Erin Helyard this week release a landmark recording of violin sonatas by Mozart and Beethoven, on the ABC Classic label. Pianist Erin Helyard’s intimate knowledge of the soundworld...more...

Posted on October 16, 2019 @ 15.43  Dot  News Aug 6th
 
 
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Beethoven Symphonies On Deutsche Grammophon With Andris Nelsons Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic

Released last week on the Deutsche Grammophon label, Andris Nelsons, the leading conductor of his generation, takes on a full cycle of Beethoven’s eternal symphonies – directing the Vienna Philharmonic...more...

Posted on October 9, 2019 @ 16.01  Dot  News Aug 6th