Human Evolution In Music: Kim Moyes on ‘Timeline’ – The Presets With The Australian Chamber Orchestra
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Human Evolution In Music: Kim Moyes on ‘Timeline’ – The Presets With The Australian Chamber Orchestra

“Ridiculously ambitious ” says Kim Moyes, a member of electronic duo The Presets. A sure-fire way to arouse interest in a concept; and ‘concept’ seems to be the best way of describing Timeline the upcoming presentation by the Australian Chamber Orchestra,  with The Presets. Directed from the violin by Richard Tognetti, along with Ignatius Jones…

J S Bach’s Christmas Masterpiece comes to Sydney
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J S Bach’s Christmas Masterpiece comes to Sydney

  In a far away place and time – 18th century Leipzig, to be precise – a cycle of six cantatas was created by Johann Sebastian Bach, to celebrate the birth of Christ. Known as the Christmas Oratorio, this masterpiece remains one of the most majestic and often performed works of the Baroque repertoire in 2013. The…

Bach, Brahms, Ives and Ligeti from the ACO
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Bach, Brahms, Ives and Ligeti from the ACO

Brahms’ Piano Quintet, both powerful and tender, is one of the masterworks of 19th-century chamber music, almost symphonic in its breadth and depth. Jeremy Denk is one of America’s most admired pianists, known for sharp, vibrant performances of programs that are  anything but conventional. He is able to take some of the most complex music written and…