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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
 
 
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A New Ballet From Prokofiev – Gabriel Prokofiev

Gabriel Prokofiev It’s an old adage that talent runs in families. However, there is a twist in the story of the Prokofiev family with Gabriel Prokofiev, grandson of Sergei, eschewing the...more...

Posted on November 13, 2017 @ 12.19  Dot  News
 
 
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Slava Grigoryan’s Bach Recording Session

Virtuoso guitarist Slava Grigoryan last week released his recording of the Bach Cello Suites Volume II on ABC Classics on CD and digital album. Containing the cello suites 4,5 and 6, It follows...more...

Posted on November 13, 2017 @ 11.43