ABC Classics Commemorates International Women’s Day With A New Release
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ABC Classics Commemorates International Women’s Day With A New Release

Commemorating International Women’s Day today, ABC Classic is releasing Women of Note: A Century of Australian Composers. This double CD is the first in a new series of recordings, celebrating Australian female composers. Australia has a celebrated history of women in music – Nellie Melba, Joan Sutherland, Yvonne Kenny and Eileen Joyce in particular, loom large…

CD Review: The Greats – Masters Of European Music
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CD Review: The Greats – Masters Of European Music

Last weekend I had the exceptional pleasure of strolling through the Art Gallery of New South Wales, viewing its spring/summer exhibition of over 70 paintings – The Greats: masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. The collection spans more than four centuries of art with works from the Renaissance (Botticelli’s The Virgin adoring the sleeping…

Concert Review: Raising Sparks/Australia Ensemble@UNSW
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Concert Review: Raising Sparks/Australia Ensemble@UNSW

Raising Sparks The Australia Ensemble John Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, March 14, 2015 Raising Sparks was the first subscription concert by the Australia Ensemble for 2015. This was a delightful presentation of 20th century chamber music was performed by core members, Dimity Hall and Dene Olding (violins), Irina Morozova (viola), Julian Smiles…