The Sixteen reviewed….

  The eighteen singers of The Sixteen and their twenty strong instrumental ensemble perform in Sydney:

I Musici review

  Sydney turned on its glorious best last Sunday for I Musici’s Italian Summer presentation in the Royal Botanic Gardens:

The King’s Singers reviewed

  Music critic for the SMH, Peter McCallum reviews the recent Sydney performance by the King’s singers:

“A stirring and insightful musical experience” – Turandot reviewed

  Among his many virtues as a composer, Giacomo Puccini was above all, a master of contrast – musical, dramatic and ultimately emotional. He combined musical genius with an incisive theatrical instinct to create operas full of thrilling grandiosity and gripping intimacy, often within minutes of each other. Nowhere is this more evident than in…

…and another review

Murray Black reviews the same performance (SSO/Mahler 2) for The Australian:

Mahler2/SSO:’A thrilling valediction’

Peter McCallum reviews the opening night performance of Mahler’s Symphony No 2 ‘Resurrection’ by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra with soprano Emma Matthews, mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and the Sydney Philhamonia Choirs, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy: The performance is repeated on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Monday 28th November, with a live broadcast on ABC Classic…

‘First Stones’ reviewed

Check out this review of nine new works presented by Halcyon:

Farewell Trioz

The farewell tour by Trioz is underway.

Sabine Meyer in Sydney – beyond words

Playing to a packed house last evening (Monday 7 th November) in Sydney were clarinetist Sabine Meyer and the Modigliani String Quartet. How is it ever possible to convey in words the music and the atmosphere that are experienced in a concert? Are words ever sufficient to describe the undisputed virtuoso who has performed around the world…