Peter McCallum reviews Angela Hewitt’s recital for the Sydney Morning Herald:
Australia Quartet Transfigured Night, Thursday 31 October, Utzon Room Sydney Opera House. Programme: Kats-Chernin E: Scherzino (2013) World Premiere. Schoenberg A: Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) arr. Barton Staggs, Schumann R: Piano Quartet in E flat major, op.47. In a well balanced programme of old elements and new, the Australia Quartet’s offerings proceeded in reverse…
Acacia Quartet: Mozart Dvorak Chance released on the Move label is a charming trio of diverse string quartets, expertly played, Lovely music for a salon.
In its CD Tango de Saxos, the four outstanding saxophonists of Nexas Quartet demonstrate their intimate knowledge of tango style, and know what works for their combination of instruments.
The farewell tour by Trioz is underway. http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/trios-farewell-trip-down-an-untrodden-mozartian-way-20111110-1n99q.html
Eugene Onegin, Opera in three acts by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky libretto by Konstantin Shilovksy and Tchaikovsky, after the novel by Alexander Pushkin Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Opera Australia, February 28th 2014. Opera Australia unveiled Kasper Holten’s production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Sydney Opera House last week. It is the first…
A collection of the weekend’s reviews: Stephen Hough’s Canberra concert: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/what-a-little-bit-of-moonlight-can-do/story-e6frg8n6-1226156246934 Placido Domingo and Katherine Jenkins in Sydney: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/domingos-wondrous-voice-rises-above-arena/story-fn9d2mxu-1226156233592 http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/aptly-seduction-set-the-tenor-for-a-night-of-vocal-splendour-20111002-1l3qr.html The Vienna Philharmonic in Perth: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/old-school-orchestra-lives-up-to-its-conservative-traditions/story-fn9d2mxu-1226156272290