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Chorus Members Wanted!

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Sydney is seeking chorus members – especially tenors and basses – for its riotous spring production of The Pirates of Penzance and auditions are next week! Potential...more...

Posted on June 9, 2017 @ 14.33  Dot  News
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High Spirits On The High Seas – Gilbert And Sullivan Opera Sydney Presents The Pirates Of Penzance

From 29-Sep-17 to 08-Oct-17, at 8pm except on Sundays 1 and 8 October 2 pm

Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Sydney presents a high-spirited production of the Pirates of Penzance under the stage direction of Victoria Watson. Gilbert and Sullivan’s swashbuckling operetta follows the adventures of...more...

Posted on June 9, 2017 @ 14.02  Dot  Shows
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Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter Finalists Announced

Counter-tenor Nicholas Tolputt, winner of the 2016 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. Photocredit WinkiPop Media. Congratulations to the thirty one aspiring singers who qualified for the quarter finals of the Sydney Eisteddfod...more...

Posted on June 7, 2017 @ 16.02  Dot  News
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Concert Review: The Nixon Tapes/ Sydney Opera House/ Opera Australia/ Vivid Live

The Nixon Tapes – Scenes from Nixon in China Sydney Opera House/ Opera Australia/ Vivid Live Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House June 5, 2017 When the Sydney Opera House, Vivid and Opera Australia presented...more...

Posted on June 7, 2017 @ 15.34
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Matthew Greco On ‘Marais Meets Muffat’

The Muffat Collective’s violinist Matthew Greco Two of Sydney’s finest early music ensembles perform together when the Marais Project and the Muffat Collective join forces in the aptly titled concert Marais...more...

Posted on June 4, 2017 @ 18.56  Dot  News

The Music World Loses Two Great Conductors

Sad news today that the music world has lost two of its great conductors – Sir Jeffrey Tate and Jiří Bělohlávek. Sir Jeffrey Tate (74), was well-known to Australian  audiences as Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Adviser of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. He was scheduled to conduct them again in October this...more...

Posted on June 3, 2017 @ 14.59  Dot  News
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Patrick Burns Wins 2017 Hephzibah Tintner Conducting Fellowship

Patrick Burns Patrick Burns, 33, has been chosen as the 2017 recipient of the $50,000 Hephzibah Tintner Conducting Fellowship. The Fellowship is awarded to an emerging conductor who will contribute to the...more...

Posted on June 2, 2017 @ 17.25  Dot  News
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Tognetti Wins 2017 J C Williamson Award

Richard Tognetti wins the 2017 J C Williamson Award The 2017 J C Williamson Award® has been awarded to Richard Tognetti AO, Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Andrew Kay AM,...more...

Posted on June 2, 2017 @ 15.53  Dot  News
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Concert Review: Composers In Exile/ Nexas Saxophone Quartet/ Coleman-Wright

Baritone Peter Coleman-Wright (centre) with the Nexas Saxophone Quartet in ‘Composers in Exile.’ Composers in Exile Nexas Saxophone Quartet The Independent Theatre, North Sydney May 28, 2017 Nexas Saxophone Quartet: Soprano – Michael Duke/ Alto – Andrew...more...

Posted on May 30, 2017 @ 18.44