Concert Review: Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Final
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Concert Review: Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Final

  The Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Final Finalists- Shikara Ringdahl-Soprano, Christopher Curcuruto – Bass, Chelsea Dolman-Soprano, Joshua Oxley-Tenor, Morgan England-Jones-Soprano, Olivia Cranwell-Soprano, Jarvis Dams-Baritone and Celeste Haworth- Mezzo soprano and featuring the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stephen Hillinger 15 July, 2018 The Concourse Concert Hall, Chatswood Review by Victoria Watson  The list of…

Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod
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Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod

Deborah Humble interviews the 25-year-old winner of the 2016 City of Sydney Eisteddfod Operatic Aria Award and Melba Trust Scholar. When the City of Sydney Eisteddfod asked the entrants in this year’s Opera Scholarship to explain why they so loved this particular genre of music, countertenor Nicholas Tolputt stated that opera offers ‘truthfulness’ and requires ‘commitment,’…

Symphony Australia/ABC Young Performers Finalists Announced
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Symphony Australia/ABC Young Performers Finalists Announced

  Symphony Australia and the ABC have announced the 12 Finalists in the 2015 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards, to be held in Hobart 29 October – 7 November.   They are: Aaron Liu, 22 (Piano – QLD,  Christopher Cartlidge, 26 (Viola – VIC), Doretta Balkizas, 24 (Violin – VIC), Ennes Mehmedbasic, 20 (Oboe –  SW), Kiran Phatak, 25 (Flute…