2014 Helpmann Award Winners Announced
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2014 Helpmann Award Winners Announced

Tonight, Sydney’s Capitol Theatre hosted the 2014 Helpmann Awards, recognising distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance scene.  SoundsLikeSydney congratulates all the nominees and the winners. Here are the winners in the Opera and Classical Music categories: Best opera The Melbourne Ring Cycle (Opera Australia) Best male performer in an opera Terje Stensvold for The…

2014 Helpmann Award Nominees Announced
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2014 Helpmann Award Nominees Announced

Judging by the nominations for the 2014 Helpmann Awards, the art of opera in Australia is alive and well with Opera Australia, Hobart Baroque and Victorian Opera in the running for at least three awards each. Since their inauguration in 2001, the Helpmann Awards have recognised distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance…

Concert Review: Elektra
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Concert Review: Elektra

  ElektraSydney Symphony OrchestraSydney Opera House, Concert HallFebruary 24 As a cathartic experience the Monday evening performance of Richard Strauss’s Elektra by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra would be difficult to surpass. Such was the emotional tension generated by the waves of sheer orchestral power and a dramatic soprano who is nothing short of a vocal phenomenon…