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…

Brisbane Baroque Announces 2015 Programme
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Brisbane Baroque Announces 2015 Programme

Book your flights to Brisbane because from April 10th – 18th, Brisbane will be seeped in the music of the Baroque with the relocation of Hobart’s Baroque festival to the more northern state capital, in the inaugural Brisbane Baroque Festival. The highlight of the festival is Handel’s three act opera Faramondo, his late masterpiece, presented in…

Ensemble Offspring And Ironwood Join For Broken Consorts
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Ensemble Offspring And Ironwood Join For Broken Consorts

Clash or confluence? Ensemble Offspring, Sydney’s innovative New Music ensemble, and Ironwood, specialists in early music join forces to create new sounds in Broken Consorts. Ensemble Offspring says “Like floating through a forest, Broken Consorts envelops the audience in a cocoon of bristlings, warblings and ethereal reverberations—a musical experience that exists across and beyond time.”…