Joss Stone features on STVDIO’s Friday night 8.30 broadcast of the closing night concert from the 2011 Melbourne Festival. (See our post for more information.) In this video clip she delivers an unforgettable rendition of People Get Ready.
As the world celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, SoundsLikeSydney remembers the legendary cellist Msitislav Rostropovich who arrived at the crumbling landmark and performed the cello suites of J S Bach through the night in an expression of spontaneous joy and freedom.
This is a very engaging video of Maestro Daniel Barenboim passing on his brilliant pianistic skills in a masterclass with pianist Saleem Abboud Ashkar, presently touring with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. The work being studied is Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, Waldstein.
A week into December and there is an abundance of music that we hear but once a year. Mercifully in some cases, but in others, an all too infrequent excuse to indulge in some of the most beautiful works ever composed. Over the next few weeks we’ll bring you some of the rarely heard classics of…
The brilliant composer, conductor, pianist and educator Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918 (d 1990). In this video clip he conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in the zippy overture to his operetta Candide.