Anna Dowsley Wins 2019 Opera Awards
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Anna Dowsley Wins 2019 Opera Awards

Congratulations to mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley who is the winner of the 2019 Opera Awards conducted by the Music and Opera Singers Trust (MOST). Anna receives the YMF Australia Award of $30,000 and The Armstrong-Martin Scholarship of $4,500. Anna was also presented with the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme Award. Anna is a principal artist with Opera…

Sydney Symphony Family Concert Opener Presents Pictures At An Exhibition In Music And Mime
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Sydney Symphony Family Concert Opener Presents Pictures At An Exhibition In Music And Mime

Modest Mussorgsky’s evocative orchestral work, Pictures at an Exhibition is the centrepiece of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s first Family Event for the 2019 Season. Led by conductor Benjamin Northey, the orchestra and mime artist Andy Dexterity will bring to life the vivid images of this magnificent piece. Pictures at an Exhibition marks the start of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s…

A New Album From The Idea Of North: A World Of Christmas
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A New Album From The Idea Of North: A World Of Christmas

Australia’s favourite contemporary a capella ensemble The Idea of North, last week released its twelfth album, A World of Christmas in its debut orchestral collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. On this ABC Classics release, the multiple ARIA Award winning ensemble combines its shimmering harmonies and pure tones with the rich sonic textures of the full…