The food of love – Shakespeare in Song
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The food of love – Shakespeare in Song

  The writings of William Shakespeare offer rich picking for composers through the years, seeking to tell stories in music.  Artsong NSW has drawn on the works of The Bard for its concert this weekend, Shakespeare in Song. Sopranos Sarah Ann Walker and Alexandra Oomens, mezzo-soprano Anna Yun and baritone Christopher Hillier perform with lutenist Oskar de Mari Jones and pianist…

Musicus Medicus presents an afternoon in vienna
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Musicus Medicus presents an afternoon in vienna

  Swapping their stethoscopes for strings and their tendon hammers for percussion, the medicos of New South Wales Doctors’ Orchestra takes to the stage again as Music Medicus to open the 2012 Sydney Eisteddfod season with An Afternoon in Vienna. This year, the Eisteddfod celebrates 79 years of fostering and showcasing the talent of performers…

Romance through song
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Romance through song

This Sunday is the last concert in tenor Edmond Choo’s series of fundraisers and farewells. He presents ‘Romance Through Song’  performing Schumann’s Dichterliebe opus 48, with Allison Hillier at the piano. Baritone Christopher Hillier will join Choo to perform more art songs from Germany, Italy and France. The cycle of 16 (down from the original 20)…