Glanville-Hicks and gershwin concert reviews

Reviews of two recent Sydney concerts:

‘ReImaginings’ – Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black

Costello and Krall, Barenboim and du Pre, Sutherland and Bonyge, Laine and Dankworth – all partners on stage and in life, sharing a performing life and a musical genre. Joe Chindamo and Zoe Black share all this as well, except for the fact that they hail from different music backgrounds. Whilst Black is classically trained,…

Haefliger/Zinman/SSO reviewed

Murray Black reviews the Sydney Symphony’s concert with pianist Andreas Haefliger, conducted by David Zinman:  

Selby and Friends review

Harriet Cunningham reviews “Friends and Admirers” from Selby and Friends:

SSO’s choral contrasts reviewed

David Vance reviews the SSO conducted by David Zinman:

Susan Graham’s recital reviewed

David Vance commends Susan Graham’s ambitious programme:

Steve Reich reviews

Peter McCallum reviews the Steve Reich Celebration for the SMH: …and from Murray Black at The Australian:

Poèmes – Renee Fleming

Renee Fleming’s new CD Poèmes celebrates Gallic vocal music from Ravel’s Orientalist infused Shéhérazade, written at  the turn of the last century and Messiaen’s Poèmes pour Mi, to Deux  Sonnets de Jean Cassou and a world premiere recording of Le Temps l’horloge by living composer Henri Dutilleux. The celebrated singer comments: ” For the sheer sensual joy  of singing, no language gives…