Australian Singing Competition Finalists Announced
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Australian Singing Competition Finalists Announced

  For over three decades the International Foundation for Arts and Culture (IFAC) Australian Singing Competition (ASC) has helped discover and fund career opportunities for some of our region’s finest talent in opera and classical singing. Last weekend, five young singers cams closer to realizing their dreams when they were selected to participate in the…

Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”
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Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”

Opera Australia today launches its 2015 Sydney season with a core of classics performed by a  stable of overseas and home-grown masters of their roles and creatives. The programme, it says is “uniquely audience-focused”, “highly accessible” and has the aim of further increasing audience numbers. Speaking to SoundsLikeSydney, Opera Australia’s  Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini affirms…

Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+
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Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+

Imagine being one of those rare individuals who sees colour when hearing a piano sonata; or who experiences taste on hearing a symphony. Such is the neurological wiring of approximately 5% of the population known as ‘synaesthetes’.  If you’re not a synaesthete and you want a taste of what it’s like to be one, Synaesthesia…