Check out this video clip from the BBC of the recent world premiere of the newly discovered piano work by Johannes Brahms and given the name ‘Albumbatt’ by Christopher Hogwood, who discovered it in the Princeton University library. Pianist Andras Schiff performed the work on radio last weekend.
Listen to Italian Baroque violinist Stefano Montanari play L’estate (Summer) from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. He appears as soloist and guest director with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in July.
Irish soprano Orla Boylan is currently thrilling Sydney audiences in her performances as Senta in The Flying Dutchman with the Sydney Symphony. She first sang in Sydney with the SSO in early 2006 in a performance of Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Paul Kildea. Since then she has given stellar performances in Australia winning…
Check out this trailer of Dream 13 (minus even) from Max Richer’s album Sleep, which he will perform through the night at the Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid Sydney. Click here to read more about the experience and booking link.
Celebrating the birthday of Arcangelo Corelli, born 17th Februry 1653 (d 8 January 1713). This is a gorgeous rendition of the Сoncerto grosso, Op.6 No.4, in D major, on You Tube, performed by Enrico Onofri and Riccardo Minasi, violins, Balazs Mate, violoncello and conducted by Jordi Savall.
Watch the 21 year old winner of the 2015 17th Chopin Competition, Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho, perform Chopin’s Scherzo No.2 in B flat Minor, Op.31 in stage III of the competition.
Check out this track from this recent release Tranquillity: Voices of Deep Calm. Liadov’s Tropar, the third of 10 arrangements made in 1909 of a collection of old Russian Orthodox liturgical chants), Op. 61. The CD includes other a capella Russian sacred works as well as the De Profundis by Paul Mealor. Read our interview with…