Concert Review: Winterreise/ Sydney Schubert Society
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Concert Review: Winterreise/ Sydney Schubert Society

Winterreise – Sydney Schubert Society Independent Theatre, North Sydney 20 August 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Franz Schubert’s Winterreise is one of the pinnacles of the lieder repertoire. It tells of a lonely person’s journey into a bleak winter landscape of snow, ice and bare trees. The 24 songs that make up the cycle explore…

Opera Review: Thaïs/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Thaïs/ Opera Australia

Thaïs Opera Australia Sydney Town Hall 22 July 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Jules Massenet was an incredibly popular opera composer during his lifetime and churned out over 30 operas from La grand’tante in 1867 to his final operas which premiered after his death in 1912. His professional life spanned the late 19th and 20th…

Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions
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Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions

Musica Viva Sessions, The National Herbarium of NSW The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 29 June 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Musica Viva’s Sessions series is a bold initiative which aims to attract new audiences and re- invigorate the way classical music is heard and where it is performed. The prospect of an unusual combination of…