Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod
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Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod

Deborah Humble interviews the 25-year-old winner of the 2016 City of Sydney Eisteddfod Operatic Aria Award and Melba Trust Scholar. When the City of Sydney Eisteddfod asked the entrants in this year’s Opera Scholarship to explain why they so loved this particular genre of music, countertenor Nicholas Tolputt stated that opera offers ‘truthfulness’ and requires ‘commitment,’…

Brisbane Baroque 2016 Goes On Sale
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Brisbane Baroque 2016 Goes On Sale

Following its huge success and its swag of five Helpmann Awards in 2015, Brisbane Baroque has unveiled its 2016 program, an expanded season in its second year showcasing international stars and a host of emerging Australian musicians, set to run from Friday April 8 until Saturday April 16. Following the triumphant production of Faramondo in 2015,…

Brisbane Baroque Announces 2015 Programme
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Brisbane Baroque Announces 2015 Programme

Book your flights to Brisbane because from April 10th – 18th, Brisbane will be seeped in the music of the Baroque with the relocation of Hobart’s Baroque festival to the more northern state capital, in the inaugural Brisbane Baroque Festival. The highlight of the festival is Handel’s three act opera Faramondo, his late masterpiece, presented in…