German Love Songs on New ABC Classic Release
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German Love Songs on New ABC Classic Release

There is an absolute treasure trove of German Art Song on a new album release from ABC Classic, Love’s Torment, Love’s Delight: Songs by Brahms, Schumann & Mendelssohn, available now. Four superb voices and four hands at one piano celebrate the delights of love. Soprano Jacqueline Porter, mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley, tenor Andrew Goodwin and baritone…

Pinchgut Opera’s A Delicate Fire Now Online
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Pinchgut Opera’s A Delicate Fire Now Online

Pinchgut Opera’s innovative film debut, A Delicate Fire, featuring the music of the amazing Barbara Strozzi is now available to watch online. Barbara Strozzi was a 17th century Italian singer, a prolific composer and lutenist of the baroque period. Born in Venice c August 1619, she was successful in her own right without church or…

Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia

Faust – Charles Gounod Opera Australia Sydney Opera House, February 10, 2020 When New York’s Metropolitan Opera opened its doors on October 22, 1883, the company performed Gounod’s Faust, chosen, it is quoted in The Nation a few days later, for its “ greater variety of vocal and orchestral effects than any one of the…