What's New

19th June, 2018

Mambo Vinko

Enyato Duo was formed last year by woodwind player Luke Carbon and percussionist Thea Rossen, both ANAM graduates and established freelancers in their own right. Formed ...

17th June, 2018

The Romance of Selby

A Selby & Friends concert is always as welcome an event in Melbourne as it is in their  home – for most, that’s Sydney, with some ...

11th June, 2018

Honour for Melbourne Musician

Classic Melbourne has important breaking news to share, thanks to the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. The MCO’s  Artistic Director William Hennessy has been honoured in today’s Queen’s ...

10th June, 2018

Victorian Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Victorian Opera has a long and proud tradition of providing high quality opera to appeal to the younger members of Melbourne’s cultural community. Nurturing the next ...

06th June, 2018

Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

A rendezvous of musicians from across the globe, each striving for chamber music perfection, may seem like an idealistic prospect. But this is indeed the essence ...

06th June, 2018

Interview with Thomas Hampson

It’s hard to know where to start with Thomas Hampson. The American baritone is enjoying a remarkably diverse career traversing through Wagner, Handel, Copeland, Léhar, Irving ...

Concert Reviews

Since Thomas Hampson’s Masterclass and Recital last week at the Melbourne Recital Centre, a fan club has grown rapidly in Melbourne. This tall, handsome and imposing …

A visit of Canadian Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik to town (this is their third) is always a treat. The fact that the orchestra plays from memory is …

At the helm of a quite large body of student musicians of the Australian National Academy of Music, Howard Penny directed a fairly dense program of …

To explain why it had taken him so long to come to Australia, Thomas Hampson gestured to his surroundings at the end of his Great Performers …

The Australian National Academy of Music offered a winning combination for its recent concert, A Bernstein Celebration. Drawing on the wealth of American composition, mostly by …

James Hullick is a lauded figure in the sonic experimental world, and his work The Fission-Fusion Whale, a “futuristic song-cycle” presented by the BOLT Ensemble, gave …