This week SoundsLikeSydney reviewed a new CD form violinist Daniel Hope Spheres, a concept album on which all the selections have a link to astronomy. JS Bach’s fascination with numbers in music is well known. However, there were other composers who built numerical riddles and patterns nto their writing. Tom Service of The Guardian, delves deeper.
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has released his solo cello composition entitled Melody, on Decca Classics. Just 21, Sheku’s recent album Elgar has been No. 1 in the ARIA Core Classical Chart for five consecutive weeks. Sheku is happy to mark these milsestones with his own work, simple and beautiful with its folksong-like lilt. Previously performed as…
Pianist and Co-Artistic Director of Omega Ensemble Maria Raspopova, has released an album of Prokofiev’s Visions fugitives opus 22. The 20 movement cycle of piano pieces was recorded in May 2018 at the Cranbrook Recording Studio, produced by Philip Powers with recording engineer and mastering by Bob Scott and editing by Jonathan Palmer. Click here to listen/buy
Support Act announces Ausmusic T-Shirt Day 2020! Save the date, Friday, 20 November! Ausmusic T-Shirt Da is a nation-wide celebration of Australian music that will help to raise desperately needed funds to meet the ever growing demand on Support Act’s services during the COVID pandemic. Requests for Crisis Relief have increased by 883% since the…
Click here to read Matthew Westwood’s update on the Melbourne Ring cycle in The Australian.
How will we access music over the next decade? http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mp3s/music-revolution-20120705-21jmo.html A new organ in unveiled in Sydney: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/traveller-over-seas-and-years-20120707-21nqz.html A review of the weekend’s Sydney Symphony concert conducted by conductor designate David Robertson: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/shifting-layers-have-rewards-20120705-21jt9.html
At the age of 70, Placido Domingo takes yet on another new role – Rigoletto! The Australian reports on this interview with the Times of London. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/at-70-placido-domingo-hits-the-low-notes/story-e6frg8n6-1226094840045