Fours Winds Festival | The Goldner String Quartet

This concert is part of the Four Winds Easter Festival – Sound Shell Saturday Daytime Pass  Australia’s pre-eminent string quartet reflects on human faith, struggle, compassion, and the natural environment. The Goldner String Quartet has widespread and long-standing recognition for…

 
Lawergren & Lowe | Dusk to Dawn – Mosman

Soprano Susannah Lawergren and harpist Georgia Lowe will take you on a night-time journey from dusk to dawn filled with wild dreams and flights of fancy. With new arrangements for soprano and harp of Rusalka’s Song to the Moon, songs…

 
Lawergren & Lowe | Dusk to Dawn – Newcastle

Soprano Susannah Lawergren and harpist Georgia Lowe will take you on a night-time journey from dusk to dawn filled with wild dreams and flights of fancy. With new arrangements for soprano and harp of Rusalka’s Song to the Moon, songs…

 
Review: Australian Miniseries an oasis in the desert of Covid

Australian Miniseries The Canberra Symphony Orchestra has had the bright idea of publishing a series of 15 vignettes featuring short works for solo instruments, specially composed by different contemporary Australian artists. The “Australian Miniseries” is co-curated by Professor Matthew Hindson…

 
Bel a cappella raised a toast to 2020 and its 25th birthday with a ‘Bel’issimo programme of music in store

December 1, 2019, “A Boy Was Born”.  What better way to ring in the festive season than with a bit of Britten? Last Sunday I was fortunate enough to sing in the final concert of Bel a cappella’s 2019 program,…

 
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. In that he talked about his…

 
Ross Edwards – started on 1st Ken Tribe Fund commission

We decided to get in early and ask Ross Edwards some questions about his most recent commission in honour of Ken Tribe (my grandfather). This work is a very recent commission and is not due for completion until early 2014.…

 
Standing room only at Australia Quartet @ UTS

The Australia Quartet are the UTS Piano Quartet in Residence and their 3rd concert was last night. Personally, I like chamber music being performed in the kind of space the name represents: The word “chamber” signifies that the music can…

 
Thomas Rann from the Australia Quartet

We’d like to introduce you to Thomas Rann. He is the cellist of Australia Quartet, UTS Piano Quartet in Residence. This year the quartet became resident at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and have a 4 concert series at…

 
Ross Edwards Piano Sonata (2011) Bernadette Harvey, Pianist

In May 2012 classikON-ers were excited to be at the Ross Edwards retrospective at The Conservatorium of Music, Sydney. Among the historical pieces from Edwards illustrious career, there was the world premier of his Piano Sonata performed by Bernadette Harvey.…

 
Ross Edwards at The Con

Ross is a wonderful Australian composer, whose work effortlessly echoes different cultures, featuring the Australian bush and in particular bird songs.