Ode to joy – the Sydney Symphony Opening Gala

A superb performance by all in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House, Monday 13th February 2012. The Sydney Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy with soloists Lorina Gore, soprano, Sally-Anne Russell, mezzo-soprano, James Egglestone, tenor, and Michael Nagy, bass, with the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.


Discovering Brett Dean

Sydney gets a touch of the Grawemeyers with works by two of its composition award winners being performed over the next week.   On Monday October 10th, the Sydney Symphony conducted by Richard Gill, performs Brett Dean’s  Etudenfest.In 2009 Brett Dean was awarded the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his 4 movement concerto for violin and orchestra The…