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Q&A | Sirius Chamber Ensemble about Where the Heart Is

On Saturday 21 October 2017, Sirius Chamber Ensemble is performing Where The Heart Is – a collaborative fundraiser for the not-for-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity Australia. The concert program will focus on the plight of the homeless in our society,…

 
Q&A with Latin-Australian singer Daniel Alejandro

Venezuelan born Latin-Australian singer, Daniel Alejandro is returning to his hometown Bondi, following the international release of his debut album El Amor. It will be an intimate one-night- only concert Songs of Rhythm & Romance on Tuesday 17 October at…

 
Profile | Bree Van Reyk

Bree van Reyk is an Australian percussionist, drummer, composer and sound artist. She has toured and recorded extensively throughout Australia and around the globe with the likes of Paul Kelly, Holly Throsby, Sarah Blasko, Lior, Katie Noonan, Darren Hanlon, the…

 
Profile | Lamorna Nightingale

Lamorna Nightingale is a core member of the new music group – Ensemble Offspring and appears regularly with Sydney’s finest orchestras and chamber groups. In 2015, Lamorna produced and performed as a soloist in the Australian Premier Performance of Sciarrino’s…

 
Profile | Kieran Welch

Kieran Welch is a violist, curator, event producer, DJ, teacher and writer. Regularly performing across Australia as part of the indie-chamber septet Nonsemble, Kieran also curates the Brisbane-based concert series ‘Dots+Loops’, exploring the spaces in between a classical concert and…

 
Profile | Anthony Albrecht

Anthony Albrecht is a Novocastrian cellist and recent graduate of The Juilliard School in New York City, completing a Master of Music in Historical Performance while studying with Phoebe Carrai. During his degree Anthony performed under William Christie and Nick…

 
Profile | Australian World Orchestra

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) is one of the most exciting orchestra initiatives in Australia’s cultural history.

 
Raffaele & The Nightingale

Leslie Martin-Nightingale and Raffaele Pierno have performed nationally and internationally in Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.

 
Profile | Willoughby Symphony

The Willoughby Symphony proudly presents the 2017 Subscription Series, Enduring Passion, a spectacular six concert program that will take you on a dazzling journey traversing the wonders of the most sublime symphonic landscapes. The Willoughby Symphony will also perform a…

 
Profile | Cellist: Geoffrey Gartner

Geoffrey Gartner is a Sydney-based performer who specialises in chamber music and works for solo cello. He performs a repertoire extending from the baroque to the newest works of today, many of which have been written for him. Always the…

 
Profile | Violinist: Anna McMichael

Anna McMichael is an Australian born violinist who returned to live in Australia in 2010 after 17 years in Europe performing in many of the major ensembles and orchestras.

 
Profile | Pianist & Vocalist: Frances Madden

Frances captivates her audiences with her genuinely warm stage presence together with a voice and style that is uniquely her own.

 
Paul Cutlan talks about his String Project

The versatility of The NOISE led me to employ their creativity as improvisers as well as their consummate skills as classical players.

 
Profile | Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Inspire, educate and enlighten audiences through historical integrity and quality of musical performance. A rediscovery of Classical and Romantic repertoire

 
Profile | Newcastle Music Festival

After the success of the inaugural Newcastle Music Festival in 2016, followed by a highly successful 2017 Festival, Newcastle Music Festival is delighted to invite you to join them in August 2018 for another feast of great music, in which…

 
Musician | Kate Worley

Kate Worley is the recipient of the Nora Baird audition bursary at the Queensland Conservatorium. Entering her 2nd year of study under the tutelage of Michele Walsh.

 
Oppenheimer: a Japanese Noh play in English

Oppenheimer is a new Noh play in English about the American scientist, J Robert Oppenheimer and the development of the atomic bomb.

 
Profile | Consort 8

The full consort produces a range of sonorities from the smallest bird-like sopranino to the rich organ-like sounds of the contra bass.

 
Profile | Alicia Crossley

One of Australia’s leading recorder players performing a wide variety of repertoire from renaissance dance tunes to contemporary electro-acoustic works.

 
Profile | Sydney Chamber Choir

The choir celebrates its 40th anniversary with three concerts at the Great Hall, University of Sydney and after 10 years of musical leadership, Paul Stanhope will hand the choir over to Richard Gill.

 
Profile | Opera Bites

Based in Sydney, Opera Bites is a boutique opera company specialising in fully costumed miniature operas as well as dinner theatre and concerts of opera and lighter repertoire.

 
Profile | Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra

Founded in 1971, the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic is a prize-winning, community symphony orchestra which consistently receives high critical acclaim for its performances.

 
Profile | ACMS

The ACMS presents a concert showcasing some of Sydney’s finest non-professional chamber musicians. Each concert in this annual series features a variety of string, wind and keyboard ensembles. The performers delight in sharing a wide range of music from the…

 
Profile | Sydney Mozart Society

Formed in 1950 as a not-for-profit enterprise dedicated to the promotion & performance of music by Mozart and by the other great masters of classical music.

 
Profile | Jane Sheldon

Jane Sheldon specialises in the performance and creation of new chamber music. She has appeared with acclaimed ensembles across the globe, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Pinchgut Opera, Boston Camerata, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Synergy Percussion, Talea Ensemble, the Australian…

 
Profile | Ensemble: Josie & The Emeralds

They have been critically acclaimed for performing… “…adoringly: not merely with precision and finesse, but a palpable and abiding admiration… The viols wrap around each other as lovers, entwined in a sensual dance of melody & meter.” — Brad Syke,…

 
Profile | Huntington Estate Music Festival

The Huntington Estate Music Festival is held each year in the Barrel Room of the winery in Mudgee, a fantastic space with “one of the greatest acoustics on the planet” (Richard Tognetti) and a unique atmosphere. All concerts include generous…

 
Profile | Australia Ensemble

Enthralling audiences around the world with a brand of chamber music that places modern Australian compositions alongside those of Mozart and Bach.

 
Profile | Saxophone: Nick Russoniello

One of Australia’s most gifted emerging saxophonists, creating a unique place with exciting new repertoire for the saxophone. Inaugural winner of the Fine Music 102.5 Kruger Scholarship will mean he can record an album in the station’s new studio with…

 
Profile | Michelle Leonard

Michelle Leonard OAM is the founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of Moorambilla Voices. This nationally awarded program seeks at its core to give country kids a rare opportunity to sing, dance and create incredible performances with artists of the highest…

 
Profile | Choir: Leichhardt Espresso Chorus

Leichhardt Espresso Chorus is a non-auditioned community choir of over 80 singers, which fosters new Australian choral music by an extensive program of commissions, partnerships and collaborations with outstanding Australian composers and musicians. Their rehearsal home and regular concert venue…

 
Profile | Halcyon

Regarded as a leading exponent in the field of new music, presenting stunning performances of vocal chamber music from around the world, with a special emphasis on Australian content.

 
Profile | Mezzo Soprano: Margaret Plummer

Margaret Plummer gained a Bachelor of Music (Studies) in 2005 from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Prior to studying at the Sydney Conservatorium, Margaret attended The Australian National University’s School of Music studying Jazz Vocal Performance in 2000. While in…

 
Profile | Song Company

The Song Company is Australia’s leading vocal ensemble. It embraces music from around the world and across the ages. In collaboration with artists of the highest calibre, it aims to create a distinctive and dynamic new voice, relevant to the audiences of today and tomorrow.

 
Profile | Musica Viva

A future for Australia shaped by the creativity and imagination of its people, in which music plays an essential inspirational role. Their mission is to inspire Australians through the unique intimacy of small musical ensembles. Music is our passion. Our…

 
Profile | Violinist: Robin Wilson

A sought after teacher, his students are prizewinners of many important regional, national and international competitions, including recently the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition. Previously he lectured in violin, chamber music and pedagogy at the Australian Institute of Music while…

 
Profile | Ironwood

Ironwood is a renowned Australian period-instrument ensemble lauded for its historically-informed exploration of repertoire from the late-Renaissance to the late Romantic eras as well as its support of newly commissioned works. Established in 2006, the ensemble draws on a wealth…

 
Profile | Violinist: Rachael Beesley

Violinist, Rachael Beesley is one of Australia’s most versatile and dynamic performers. Based in The Netherlands over the last 14 years, she has established an exciting career as concertmaster and soloist with the finest European orchestras specialising in Early Music.…

 
Profile | Violinist: Alice Evans

Alice Evans was born in Perth and began to learn the violin at the age of five. At fifteen she became a student at the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music, from which she graduated with the degree of Bachelor of…

 
Profile | Viola: Nicole Forsyth

Nicole Forsyth’s interest in chamber music spans four centuries. Nicole appears on disc and broadcast with these groups for ABC Classics/ABCFM. Festival appearances include Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Castlemaine, Queensland, and with Ironwood, for the Peninsula Summer Music Festival, Victoria. Nicole…

 
Profile | Cello & Viol: Daniel Yeadon

Daniel Yeadon has a worldwide career as a cellist and viola da gamba player; his repertoire ranges from Renaissance to contemporary. His regular chamber music collaborators in Australia include Neal Peres Da Costa, Genevieve Lacey, Ironwood, Romanza, Kammer, Elision and…

 
Profile | Harpsichord: Neal Peres Da Costa

Neal Peres Da Costa specialises in performance on historical keyboard instruments of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. He lectures at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in the Musicology and Keyboard units and is Chair of the Early Music Unit.…

 
Profile | Percussionist: Claire Edwardes

Claire Edwardes is an internationally renowned award-winning percussionist. As a soloist and the co-artistic director of Sydney based Ensemble Offspring Claire programs and performs to the highest level, some of the most innovative and cutting-edge music being presented in the…

 
Profile | Flute: Janet McKay

Janet McKay is a prize-winning flautist committed to the performance and development of new music. As a solo artist, Janet has performed recitals in London, Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Brisbane. She also undertook a 5-city solo tour of the USA…

 
Profile | Percussionist: Leah Scholles

Leah Scholes adores playing percussion, and aside from working with orchestras and chamber groups she gets very excited about her involvement in a variety of projects with puppeteers, circus artists and other creative folk. She delights in travel, baking, discovering…

 
Profile | Flutist: Lina Andonovska

Australian flautist Lina Andonovska leads an active and diverse career that sees her performing from the Barbican Centre (UK), the Sydney Opera House, the National Centre for Perming Arts (China) to the town squares of East Timor. Most recently, Lina…

 
Profile | Pianist: Sonya Lifschitz

A sought after soloist, chamber musician, and pedagogue, Sonya’s interests are increasingly growing in the direction of aesthetic diversification in respect to performance practices and concert culture in Australia. In recent years she has commissioned and premiered numerous large-scale works…

 
Profile | Music By The Sea

Music By The Sea presents a banquet of world-class music, theatre and comedy in its highly regarded monthly Concert Series and Annual Festival. Likened to a musical gem, its setting is the iconic, 100 year old acoustically rich Sandgate Town…

 
Profile | Ensemble Offspring

A dynamic Sydney-based organisation dedicated to the performance of innovative new music. Driven by open-mindedness and performance excellence, Ensemble Offspring’s activities promote diverse and emerging music practices that expose audiences to new ways of experiencing sound. The group embraces a…

 
Profile | Pianist: Chris Cartner

Chris Cartner was still a teenager when he was appointed Organ Scholar at Rochester Cathedral in the UK. He went on to graduate in classical piano performance at Trinity College of Music in London, before completing his training under the…

 
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