April Highlights
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April Highlights

  Chamber/cello  – There are two outstanding chamber music events in April with the Sitkovetsky Trio presented by Music Viva performing the music of Smetana, Beethoven (the Archduke Trio) and the world premiere of a new work by Carl Vine, commissioned for Music Viva by Julian Burnside AO QC to commemorate the composer’s 60th birthday. April…

Aurora Festival Opening Night
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Aurora Festival Opening Night

  The 2014 Aurora Festival opens with some of Australia’s finest composers and performers, amongst them Australian saxophonist, James Nightingale, Roland Peelman, Daryl Pratt, Claire Edwards, didgeridoo player Mark Atkins, members of The NOISE, Ensemble Offspring and the Sydney Conservatorium Modern Music Ensemble. They will also perform music by Alex Pozniak, The NOISE, Ekrem Mulayim and…

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john Corigliano, the circus and bob dylan

This Saturday ‘Art and About’ and The Sydney Conservatorium of Music present the Australian premiere of a heart racing 3-dimensional theatrical piece by John Corigliano. ‘Circus Maximus’ takes its name from Rome’s colossal out-door theatre where hundreds of thousands of its citizens came to be entertained by the spectacle of its games.  Corigliano draws a…