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14th April, 2018

The Celtic Tenors

Titled “The Irish Songbook”, The Celtic Tenors’ concert program nevertheless spans a broad variety of genres. Although the three singers are classically trained, their repertoire covers ...

14th April, 2018

Lyric Opera: Les Mamelles de Tirésias

Melbourne continues to show its appreciation for opera in intimate settings. On opening night, it was a full house in The Loft at Chapel Off Chapel. ...

12th April, 2018

Interview with Brandenburg Quartet member Jamie Hey

In 2018 the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra introduces Australia’s newest period instrument ensemble, the Brandenburg Quartet. These four Principal players are devoted to bringing the string quartet ...

11th April, 2018

America Welcomes Australia’s Newest Lucia

A decade after launching her career in Italy, acclaimed Australian coloratura soprano Jessica Pratt delivers her first performances in the title role of Donizetti’s Lucia di ...

26th March, 2018

Australian Ballet: Murphy

Graeme Murphy deserves this tribute. Not only is it 50 years ago that he started his professional career in the Australian Ballet’s corps de ballet but ...

23rd March, 2018

Kashchey The Immortal

Those familiar with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade or Flight of the bumblebee might be surprised to know that the composer was a vigorous and even accomplished composer of ...

Concert Reviews

Each year, the Metropolis New Music Festival promises a variety of daring and unique performances that are sure to challenge, move, and inspire. Rubiks Collective, a …

By half past three on an overcast Sunday afternoon (April 15, 2018), over 200 people filled the central section of the surprisingly light-filled St Patrick’s Cathedral. Although …

I always look forward to hearing the Australian Chamber Choir, one of my favourite ensembles, whose repertoire excites, stimulates and revives our souls. This program of …

Alina Ibragimova has achieved a great deal in her 30 odd years as violinist, ensemble director and recording artist. Despite making England her home and in …

Good Friday, 1868 marked the first official performance of the German Requiem, conducted by the composer, Johannes Brahms. 150 years later, Melbourne Bach Choir and Orchestra, …

After so many successful years in the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Salon, it was interesting to see how Ludovico’s Band would fare in the much bigger Elisabeth …