Joss Stone features on STVDIO’s Friday night 8.30 broadcast of the closing night concert from the 2011 Melbourne Festival. (See our post for more information.) In this video clip she delivers an unforgettable rendition of People Get Ready.
Ukrainian bass-baritone Andrei Bondarenko in his Cardiff Singer of the World final in 2011. He won the competition’s Song Prize. You can hear him in Sydney this weekend with the Sydney Symphony, singing the role of Yeletsky in a concert version of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Queen of Spades’
Maria Schneider’s composition Winter Morning Walks has won four Grammies this year for the composer, the soprano soloist Dawn Upshaw and production team. The recording features one of Australia’s finest ensembles, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, who will perform this song cycle in its upcoming Sydney season. Schneider has recently moved from working in jazz…
A week into December and there is an abundance of music that we hear but once a year. Mercifully in some cases, but in others, an all too infrequent excuse to indulge in some of the most beautiful works ever composed. Over the next few weeks we’ll bring you some of the rarely heard classics of…
Australian saxophonist Amy Dickson paves the way for the saxophone in the concert hall with her new CD ‘Catch Me If You Can’. Hear excerpts from her CD and her insights on the project:
Commemorating Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: born January 27th, 1756 – that’s 258 years ago. Coincidentally, Gustavo Dudamel who conducts this concert was born on January 26th, 1981. In this You Tube video from Classical Vault 2, Hilary Hahn performs the Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K 216 with the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gustavo Dudamel….