Meet The Composers With Sirius Chamber Ensemble
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Meet The Composers With Sirius Chamber Ensemble

Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s annual Meet the Composer concerts have become increasingly popular as an informal way to hear new music and to learn from the composers themselves about what influences their music. This year, Sirius Chamber Ensemble are delighted to have Melbourne-based composers, Eve Duncan and Dr Houston Dunleavy to discuss their work alongside performances…

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…

Schubert’s Winterreise
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Schubert’s Winterreise

The Sydney Schubert Society presents baritone Barry Ryan OAM and pianist Jeanell Carrigan performing Schubert’s immortal song cycle Winterreise (D911) one of the great Romantic masterpieces and a profound reflection of human fate. , ​Completed in the autumn of 1827, Winterreise left the composer in a state of exhaustion. According to  reports, Schubert had been gravely ill for a long…