Sarah Grunstein’s programme was a fitting way to spend a Sunday twilight on Sydney Harbour

The Australian pianist Dr Sarah Grunstein has had an illustrious international career both as a performer and educator. She has two degrees from the Juilliard School in New York and held a teaching fellowship there for four years. We arrived…

 
Sarah Grunstein | Debussy, Beethoven, Chopin

Tickets (all seating is unreserved): Adult $80 | International & domestic full-time students $30 Performing Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy’s ‘Estampes’, internationally acclaimed pianist Sarah Grunstein returns by popular demand to the intimate Utzon Room. Praised by The New York Times…

 
Sarah Grunstein’s intimate recital showcased her passionate playing

The Utzon Room was filled to capacity when Sarah Grunstein introduced the sonatas she would perform in her recital this warm Thursday evening. She explained how Beethoven’s Sonata No.15 in D Major, Op.28 was the last piano sonata he wrote using…

 
Sarah Grunstein | Passion & Intimacy – Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann’s Carnaval

Tickets (all seating is unreserved): Adult $80 | International & domestic full-time students $30 Performing Beethoven, Chopin, and Schumann’s Carnaval, internationally acclaimed pianist Sarah Grunstein returns by popular demand to the intimate Utzon Room. Praised by The New York Times…

 
Kenny Broberg showcased his virtuosity in a multifaceted, impactful recital

Kenny Broberg is rapidly becoming a notable figure in the piano world. In 2016, he was a Grand Finalist in the Sydney International Piano Competition. The following year, he won the Silver Medal at the Van Cliburn competition in Fort…

 
Kenny Broberg in recital

American pianist Kenny Broberg is set to return to Australia for a special recital, presented by the Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney). Broberg is an extraordinary young artist who, at the age of 25, already has an impressive number…

 
Kenny Broberg in recital

American pianist Kenny Broberg is set to return to Australia for a special recital, presented by the Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney). Broberg is an extraordinary young artist who, at the age of 25, already has an impressive number…

 
18th Bangalow Music Festival | Festival Welcome

Single tickets: $62 | 9 Concert Subscription $399 Featuring the Bangalow Music Festival’s outstanding line-up of 2019 guest soloists, the not-to-be missed Festival Welcome presents a thrilling tapestry of sumptuous music-making. Starting with solo piano, we gradually add layers and…

 
Wyvern Music Forestville presents: Rising Young Pianists – Maggie Wang & Rieko Makita

Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession $20 | Student $15 | Children under 16 are free Includes refreshments at interval Two rising talents of the Australian piano scene, Maggie Wang and Rieko Makita will perform some of the greatest piano music…

 
Bowral Autumn Music Festival: Stefan Cassomenos

BAMF are thrilled to welcome Prize Winner of the prestigious International Telekom Beethoven Competition in Bonn and Grand Finalist of The Rhodes International Piano Competition, Stefan Cassomenos

 
Double Bill: Andrey Gugnin & Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev

Sydney International Piano Competition welcomes back its 2016 first and second prize winners, Andrey Gugnin and Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, for an exclusive double bill concert. Gugnin was the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, taking home four additional prizes…

 
Newcastle Music Festival: Unsent Love Letters: Tamara-Anna Cislowska in Concert

Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most successful and best-loved musicians, a one-time winner and seven-time nominee in Australia’s ARIA-Awards

 
Piano Lessons by Anna Goldsworthy

“A musical journey made in heaven” The Courier-Mail Part play, part concert, Piano Lessons tells the story of Anna Goldsworthy’s metamorphosis from gawky nine-year-old schoolgirl to concert pianist under the passionate tutelage of Russian émigré Eleanora Sivan. This adaptation of…

 
Konstantin Shamray | Sydney International Piano Competition | 40th Anniversary National Recital Tour

Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will be touring to major Australian cities in the month of October to celebrate Sydney International Piano Competition 40th Anniversary. Beginning in Brisbane on October 7th, the critically acclaimed and award winning pianist will be…

 
Konstantin Shamray | Sydney International Piano Competition | 40th Anniversary National Recital Tour

Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will be touring to major Australian cities in the month of October to celebrate Sydney International Piano Competition 40th Anniversary. Beginning in Brisbane on October 7th, the critically acclaimed and award winning pianist will be…

 
Konstantin Shamray | Sydney International Piano Competition | 40th Anniversary National Recital Tour

Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will be touring to major Australian cities in the month of October to celebrate Sydney International Piano Competition 40th Anniversary. Beginning in Brisbane on October 7th, the critically acclaimed and award winning pianist will be…

 
Konstantin Shamray | Sydney International Piano Competition | 40th Anniversary National Recital Tour

Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will be touring to major Australian cities in the month of October to celebrate Sydney International Piano Competition 40th Anniversary. Beginning in Brisbane on October 7th, the critically acclaimed and award winning pianist will be…

 
SYO Philharmonic Orchestra: Music of the Theatre

Conducted by BRIAN BUGGY OAM playing a glorious selection of Music of the Theatre

 
Grief: The Premiere of a Song Cycle by Kate Lawson Gould

Tickets: Earlybird Full (Available until July 15th) $15.00 | Earlybird Concession (Available until July 15th) $10.00 | Full: $25.00 | Concession: $20 In this concert, Hamish Gould, countertenor, teams up with renowned pianist David Lampiere-Laughton to perform Kate Lawson Gould’s…

 
Songs of love from soprano Anita Kyle for an enthralled audience

Chris Cartner’s mission to bring chamber music to different parts of Sydney is a most worthwhile endeavour. He showcases top Sydney talent in intimate surroundings. The concerts are pleasantly a little informal and the big audience at the Lavender Bay performance were enthralled.

 
Streeton Trio celebrates first flush of genius

The Streeton Trio can certainly be congratulated for a superb performance that introduced us to early and unfamiliar works by well-loved composers.

 
Alexey Yemtsov plays Chopin and Prokofiev

On a pleasant evening on the lower North Shore of Sydney in Mosman Art Gallery, I attended a piano recital given by Ukrainian-born Alexey Yemtsov. The set-up was a little unusual in that the piano was at the back of the Grand Hall rather…

 
On this day: Oct 11

In 1830 there was the first performance of Chopin’s E-minor Piano Concerto, in Warsaw. This video is the first movement of the Concerto. Do you have a classical music event for today’s On this day? Send it to us:  

 
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