Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra
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Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra

Intrepid Voyagers Sydney Youth Orchestra Verbrugghen Hall, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music April 2, 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker There is a constant undercurrent of commentary on the future of classical music and whether it can survive into the future as our attention spans shorten and audiences drift away from traditional art forms. In the…

Album Review: Omega Ensemble: Mozart/ Munro/ Palmer
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Album Review: Omega Ensemble: Mozart/ Munro/ Palmer

The Sydney based Omega Ensemble has come of age with its debut album Mozart-Munro-Palmer (ABC Classics 481 4667) that gathers a triptych of works for clarinet and chamber ensemble. The album features Artistic Director David Rowden, who founded the ensemble in 2005, as the clarinet soloist anchoring the tracks with the matchless Clarinet Quintet in…

Omega Ensemble Aims At Debut Album
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Omega Ensemble Aims At Debut Album

Sydney based chamber group Omega Ensemble has the opportunity to record its debut album with ABC Classics and is looking for support to make this a reality. The album will be a collaboration between Omega Ensemble and clarinetist Dimitri Ashkenazy and will include a work by George Palmer – It Takes Two, a concerto for…