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Filipe Manu Wins The Mathy And The IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition For 2017

Filipe Manu Congratulations to 24-year-old Filipe Manu, tenor, from New Zealand who last Saturday won the prestigious Marianne Mathy Scholarship (The Mathy) and was judged the overall winner of the IFAC Handa...more...

Posted on July 18, 2017 @ 10.31  Dot  News
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Birthday Boy Kaufmann Impresses In Role Debut As Otello

I cannot recall a more highly anticipated performance. Jonas Kaufmann, demigod of the opera world was about take to the stage of the Royal Opera at Covent Garden, making his...more...

Posted on July 17, 2017 @ 23.37
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Ashkenazy’s French Suites By Bach On Decca

Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist and conductor turns 80 in July – and to celebrate this milestone Decca is releasing his recording of the six French Suites by J S Bach, complete...more...

Posted on July 5, 2017 @ 14.44  Dot  News
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Ashkenazy’s Complete Concerto Recordings On Decca

  Celebrating the 80th birthday of the esteemed pianist and conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Decca is releasing the complete Concerto Recordings of Ashkenazy  – 46 CDs in original jackets – every concerto...more...

Posted on July 4, 2017 @ 14.45  Dot  News
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Jayson Gillham Releases A New Album On ABC Classics

Young Australian pianist Jayson Gillham presents his third album on ABC Classics, featuring the music of two Russian friends and piano virtuosi: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2 – one of the...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 13.04  Dot  News
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Concert Review: Haydn’s Paris / The Australian Haydn Ensemble And Melvyn Tan

The Australian Haydn Ensemble: Skye McIntosh (Artistic Director) Melvyn Tan (Fortepiano)  1 July 2017, City Recital Hall, Angel Place The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s (AHE) recent concert featured Melvyn Tan as the fortepiano soloist and...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 5.21
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Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions

Musica Viva Sessions, The National Herbarium of NSW The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 29 June 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Musica Viva’s Sessions series is a bold initiative which aims to attract new audiences...more...

Posted on July 3, 2017 @ 3.32
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Carolyn Watson Wins Place In Dallas Opera Residency

Carolyn Watson Congratulations go to Ex-Sydneysider Dr Carolyn Watson who is amongst six distinguished conductors to be selected to participate in the Dallas Opera’s third annual residency of the Institute for Women...more...

Posted on June 28, 2017 @ 15.01  Dot  News
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Enoch Arden – John Bell And Simon Tedeschi Record Words And Music

Two of Australia’s finest storytellers, actor John Bell and pianist Simon Tedeschi, break new ground with this new recording for ABC Classics, of the great melodrama Enoch Arden – a...more...

Posted on June 22, 2017 @ 17.19  Dot  News