Elder Hall Lunchtime Concert | Evolving Spirits

Chopin’s Second Concerto is the work of a young, yet profound, artistic spirit reaching deeply into his own soul, finding moments of poetic lyricism contrasted with rapturous passages of transcendental virtuosity. In many ways, Lutoslawski’s Fourth Symphony is his swan…

 
Live at Lunch | So French, So Fabuleux!

Opera star soprano, Amelia Farrugia performs best-loved French arias & songs. Joined by international concert pianist Vivian Choi and French Knight, Jane Rutter, ‘Madame Flute’, this fabulous female trio of Divas perform Classical and Cabaret works by Fauré, Hahn, Gounod, Saint-Saëns, Debussy, Martini, Offenbach,…

 
Port Fairy Spring Music Festival | McIntyre’s Chopin

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall “Passion, grandeur and reverie” THE AGE Stephen McIntyre, known nationally and internationally as one of Australia’s most treasured pianists, takes audiences on a grand voyage across a most exquisite selection…

 
Standing with Sydney: Grace Kim | Down Memory Lane

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Join pianist Grace Kim as she walks down a musical memory lane – from Mozart’s sparkling Piano Sonata K330, to Ravel’s seductive ‘Ondine’, ending with Chopin’s ‘Andante spianato e Grande…

 
Kawai Piano Series 4 | Benjamin Martin

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Live studio audience tickets are also available This is an old-fashioned sort of program; once upon a time a recital was considered incomplete without Chopin, and so this program honours…

 
Tempo Rubato | Sparks

After a sold-out concert earlier this month, our selection of exciting young performers are back with enchanting, evocative solo and chamber works of the Romantic era. CHAI JIE LOW Fréderic Chopin – Polonaise-Fantaisie in Ab major Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Mikhail Pletnev…

 
Christian Li and Laurence Matheson | in Concert

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Live studio audience tickets are also available Christian Li, the brilliant young Australian violinist who in 2020 became the youngest artist ever to be signed by Decca Classics, is joined…

 
Review: Hoang Pham’s sensitive recital

Hoang Pham – Sonata Tragica on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall 10/2/2021 Program Liszt – La Leggierezza Liszt – Liebestraum Pham – Nocturne in A Flat Chopin – Nocturne in D Flat, Op 27 No 2 Pham – Lòng Mẹ Pham – Sonata Tragica Liszt – Mephisto Waltz…

 
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’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…

 
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…

 
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…