Kate Tribe
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Kate’s passion for classical music was fostered by her friendship with her grandfather, Ken Tribe. What he did so well to share his passion was to impart a new piece of information each time they went to a concert together and to encourage gradual knowledge building about one of the things closest to his heart. When not working with classikON she is, cross stitching or watching cricket.

On this Day: Apr 01

Sergei Rachmaninoff was born in 1873. Russian composer pianist & conductor. The video is Luka Sulic – cello (half of 2CELLOS) & Mia Miljkovic – piano performing a non-vocal versi…

Ian Sykes

Ian Sykes studied at the University of Newcastle with Margery Smith, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (first class honours). Subsequent studies have included a Master of Music (performance) degree …

Alison Evans

Alison completed her Bachelor of Music in Performance in 1999 and her Master of Music Studies in 2000 at the Queensland Conservatorium. She then went on to complete Master of Music (Performance) at th…

Helen Ayres

Helen Ayres is a Doctoral graduate from the University of Melbourne where she studied with Mark Mogilevsky and completed research into the music of the Romanian violinist and composer George Enescu. S…

Helen Ireland

Helen Ireland, originally from Adelaide, has made Melbourne her home since moving in 2000 to attend the Australian National Academy of Music. Soon after Flinders Quartet was formed, and as her dream h…

Crowd funded music

The growth of crowd funded channels and opportunities has grown since the start of sites like Kickstarter (US) and Pozible (Australia). However, the problem raised by many supporters of classical musi…

On this day: Dec 23

In 1943 Australian composer Ross Edwards was born. In May 2012, we reviewed a retrospective of his work at the Conservatorium of Music. And, he provided an update about his work the following month. I…

On this day: Dec 08

In 1908 Gustav Mahler conducts the New York Symphony Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of New York for the US Premiere of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” at Carnegie Hall. More at Carne…

On this day: Dec 3

In 1729 Spanish composer Antonio Soler was baptized. His works span the late Baroque and early Classical music eras. More about Antonio Soler on wikipedia. The video is his Sonata for Harpsichord in D…

On this day: Nov 16

In 1895 German composer Paul Hindemith was born. Find out more on wikipedia. The video is Versuchung des heiligen Antonius from Symphony ‘Mathis der Maler’ with an animated score. Each col…