Concert Review: Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio
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Concert Review: Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio

Under the auspices of Musica Viva, Sydney oboe player Diana Doherty was joined by the Streeton Trio comprising violinist Emma Jardine, cellist Umberto Clerici and pianist Benjamin Kopp in an hour-long, interval-free recital performing music by Martinů, Skipworth and Mendelssohn.

Young Performers Award Winner Lloyd Van’t Hoff: “It Was A  Shock To Win”
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Young Performers Award Winner Lloyd Van’t Hoff: “It Was A Shock To Win”

Earlier this month, clarinet player Lloyd Van’t Hoff from Brisbane, won the prestigious 2015 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Award, playing Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Johannes Fritzsch at Federation Concert Hall in Hobart. As the dust settles from his career-making win, Lloyd admitted to SoundsLikeSydney what he thought…

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…