New CD ‘Where Song Began’
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New CD ‘Where Song Began’

Violinist Simone Slattery and cellist Anthony Albrecht have released a new CD themed around birdsong, Where Song Began. The tracks include classics like Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending and JS Bach’s Prelude from Cello Suite No.1, with traditional items like Ngarra Burra Ferra, a traditional Yorta Yorta hymn and contemporary works like Ross Edwards’ Ecstatic…

Concert Review: Beautiful Boccherini/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Sara Macliver
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Concert Review: Beautiful Boccherini/ Australian Haydn Ensemble/ Sara Macliver

Beautiful Boccherini –  Australian Haydn Ensemble with Sara Macliver, soprano Skye McIntosh (Artistic Director & violin)/ Simone Slattery (violin)/ James Eccles (viola)/ Anthony Albrecht (cello)/ Jacqueline Dosser (double bass)/ Melissa Farrow (flute)  Cell Block Theatre, Darlinghurst Sunday 13 March 2016 The Australian Haydn Ensemble’s (AHE) inaugural Sydney concert for their 2016 season opened with the first movement of Boccherini’s Flute Quintet in g…

Concert Review: Vivaldi Unwired/ The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
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Concert Review: Vivaldi Unwired/ The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s Vivaldi Unwired programme, directed by Paul Dyer, AO opened at the City Recital Hall last night with guest artists violinist Brendan Joyce and saxophonist Christina Leonard. It was an entertaining evening of convention and innovation. Opening the concert with two cornerstones of the Baroque repertoire played in conventional style on period…