Flinders Quartet And Timo-Veikko Valve: Schubert Gala
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Flinders Quartet And Timo-Veikko Valve: Schubert Gala

Flinders Quartet, Melbourne’s premier string quartet, makes its debut appearance at North Sydney’s Independent Theatre this June as part of the Winter Concert Series, with special guest cellist, Timo-Veikko Valve in a program of chamber pieces for strings by Schubert, Boccherini and Sculthorpe. Australia’s much loved composer, Peter Sculthorpe said that he viewed his whole…

Halcyon Presents The Poet’s Voice
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Halcyon Presents The Poet’s Voice

Halcyon, the Sydney-based ensemble regarded as a leading exponent of new vocal music, presents The Poet’s Voice, an anthology of songs and cycles by contemporary Australian composers, inspired by Australian poets and writers, who explore their shared understanding of our world, our environment and our everyday life. The works span a period of almost 50 years and capture…

CD Review: SOAR/ Gondwana Chorale
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CD Review: SOAR/ Gondwana Chorale

The national youth choir Gondwana Chorale, conducted by Paul Holley and Carl Crossin, has released its debut recording SOAR. Featuring 16 tracks, both sacred and secular, most works are by living Antipodean composers. This repertoire is the hallmark of the ensemble, established in 2008, which has drawn its singers from around the nation. Contrasting with the…