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Australian Music Centre Announces MOMENTUM Commission Recipients  

Connor D’Netto (Qld) and Maria Grenfell (Tas) are the recipients of The Australian Music Centre’s  MOMENTUM Commissions. Each composer receives $2,500 towards the commission of a proposed work. Artists were called to propose a new work for a small chamber ensemble and voice, inspired by nature and the Australian environment. Connor D’Netto’s proposed work will explore…
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Triple Opera Debut For Thrilling Melbourne Baritone

Melbourne baritone Kiran Rajasingam will reach three exciting milestones when he sings the role of Prince Yamadori in Opera Australia’s production of Madama Butterfly which opens at the Sydney Opera House in June. It is his debut in Sydney, his debut at the Sydney Opera House and as a principal with the company.
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Halcyon Relaunches First Stones 2022, Vocal Writing Intensive

Halcyon is relaunching First Stones 2022, its vocal writing intensive, coming up in July 2022.  First Stones 2022 promises to be an unrivalled opportunity to discover more about the voice and its capabilities, something Halcyon has been living out in performance for almost twenty five years.  Additionally, it is a chance to explore the collaborative…
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Cheetham, Kats-Chernin And Lacey Win Top Spots In 2022 Australian Women in Music Awards

The 2022 Australian Women in Music Awards winners have been announced with Deborah Cheetham AO receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Elena Kats-Chernin receiving the Artistic Excellence Award. Geneveive Lacey won the award for Excellence in Classical Music.
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Latest reviews

Album Review: Australian Monody/ The Marais Project

Australian Monody/ The Marais Project Move Records The Marais Project’s latest album Australian Monody on the Move Records label is an eclectic mix of music which is drawn together by several underlying themes. spanning the music of composers like John Dowland from the mid-16th century, to the present, represented by Carl Vine, Gordon Kerry and…

Concert Review: Under Cover of Darkeness/ Castalia Vocal Consort

Under Cover of Darkness/ Castalia Vocal Consort  Glebe Town Hall 18 June 2022 Vocal consort Castalia, under the fine artistic direction of soprano Amy Moore, returned after their splendid premiere performance in February 2022 with an equally dazzling concert. This time the songs were all linked to the central theme of “nocturnal landscapes and wanderings.”…