Wyvern Music Forestville | A Journey Through Love
8 March 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDTFree – $25
Acclaimed Australian lyric soprano, Anita Kyle and noted Australian pianist, Josephine Allan transport the audience on “A Journey Through Love” with operatic favourites by Mozart, Dvorak, Rossini, Puccini, Lehar and others, and Romantic songs from German, Austria, France, Spain and Russia by such greats as Schubert, Rachmaninov, Richard Strauss, Chopin, and Delibes for Wyvern Music Forestville.
Anita Kyle was the winner of the National Operatic Aria and the Music Teachers’ Association of NSW Vocal Scholarship and was awarded the MTO German-Australian Opera Grant, a 12-month solo contract at the Hessisches Staatstheater in Wiesbaden, Germany, where she performed in a number of major operas. including Lulu, Carmen, and The Magic Flute. Her four years in Germany also included oratorio performances.
Since returning to Australia, Anita has sung soprano solo in a number of choral works including Handel’s The Messiah, and Mendelssohn’s Paulus with the Sydney University Graduate Choir and Manly-Warringah Choir.
Josephine Allan is much in demand for her chamber music and ensemble playing, and regularly collaborates with leading singers and instrumentalists.As the Sydney Symphony’s Principal Keyboard from 1996 to 2012, she has worked with many of the world’s leading conductors, including Lorin Maazel, Charles Dutoit, and Edo de Waart. She has also performed with a diversity of other companies, such as the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Australia Ensemble, The Song Company, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, and Opera Australia.