East Meets West In Lunar New Year’s Eve Gala
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East Meets West In Lunar New Year’s Eve Gala

Celebrate the 2018 Lunar New Year’s Eve Gala Concert combining classical and contemporary songs from East and West when Chinese and Australian singers perform together with musicians from the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. This concert unites East and West and will feature favourite songs and music performed by…

Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca
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Album Review: From Darkness To Light/ Hewgill/ Ashkenazy/ Decca

From Darkness to Light is a new single CD release from Decca Classics on which cellist Catherine Hewgill and conductor and pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy perform the cello sonatas of Prokofiev and Shostakovich followed by Rachmaninov’s Vocalise.  The pairing of the sonatas is undeniably suitable on many counts. Hewgill and Ashkenazy have collaborated closely over many…

Hewgill And Ashkenazy Make Their Debut Recording For Decca
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Hewgill And Ashkenazy Make Their Debut Recording For Decca

Two of Sydney’s favourite musicians, Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist Catherine Hewgill and Vladimir Ashkenazy have made their debut recording together. With the title From Darkness to Light, the recording was made over two days in October 2016 and will be released on the Decca label on 3 November 2017. Vladimir Ashkenazy swaps his conductor’s baton…