Sydney born Director of the Edinurgh International Festival, Jonathan Mills, addresses The Sydney Institue on the role of the ABC in the arts:
More stunning images from Madama Butterfly, the production for 2014 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour which opens tomorrow night. Scroll down to see all four images. Images by James Morgan, courtesy Opera Australia.
Baritone Peter Coleman-Wright offers a view on the suggestion by OA artitic director Lyndon Terracini that quotas be lifted on the hiring of non-Australian singers: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/cast-operas-with-the-singers-you-have-baritone/story-fn9d2mxu-1226312053899
Connor D’Netto (Qld) and Maria Grenfell (Tas) are the recipients of The Australian Music Centre’s MOMENTUM Commissions. Each composer receives $2,500 towards the commission of a proposed work. Artists were called to propose a new work for a small chamber ensemble and voice, inspired by nature and the Australian environment. Connor D’Netto’s proposed work will explore…
The Song Company has wrapped up a successful tour of Dances of Passion, performing in Wollongong, Newcastle, Sydney and Canberra.
Opera Australia is offering a grab bag of once-in-a-lifetime experiences in its Annual Online Auction which is open on eBay until Sunday 15 December. All funds raised through the auction go towards Opera Australia’s Moffatt Oxenbould Young Artist Program (YAP). The YAP is a two year training program for selected Australian opera singers and…
Toby Thatcher has been appointed Assistant Conductor to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. The 26 year old is a graduate of the Conservatorium High School and trained as an oboist at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Royal Academy of Music in London. Click here to read the feature in the Sydney Morning Herald.