French counter-tenor is soon to perform in Sydney with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. This excerpt from a French made TV feature (English sub-titles) takes a behind the scenes look at the prodigious singer.
Watch 20-year-old pianist Benjamin Grosvenor talks about his new CD Rhapsody in Blue – his debut concerto recording which features music from the French Romantics through to the swing of 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…
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.
November 22nd commemorates the birthdate of Benjamin Britten as well as the Feast Day of the patron saint of music, Saint Cecilia. This is the Hymn to St Cecilia by Britten, with text by his friend W H Auden, performed by the Choir of King’s College Choir conducted by Sir David Willcocks I. In a…
Commissioned by Beethoven-Haus in Bonn, the birthplace of Beethoven, Beethoven-Opus 2020 was written by Max Richter to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. In this video, Richter explains his thinking behind this brilliant new piece, set for album release and live stream launch by Deutsche Grammophon on 17-18 December, 2020. Read more.