Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Sally Walker in Recital

“This recital was programmed amidst COVID-19 isolation, where the elegance, poise and clear architectural shapes of classical works offered reassurance in the dance with uncertainty. The conversational nature of this exquisite chamber music represents what was so desperately lacking in…

 
Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Transformations

European audiences of the early twentieth century were captivated by the magic of Russian fairytales. This program marks Stravinsky’s fiftieth anniversary with one of the composer’s greatest ballets, his spectacular interpretation of Firebird folklore. Elena Kats-Chernin’s flute concerto also draws…

 
Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Transformations

European audiences of the early twentieth century were captivated by the magic of Russian fairytales. This program marks Stravinsky’s fiftieth anniversary with one of the composer’s greatest ballets, his spectacular interpretation of Firebird folklore. Elena Kats-Chernin’s flute concerto also draws…

 
Canberra International Music Festival | Greatest Mozart I

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Mozart’s legendary 23rd Piano Concerto is said to have raised Stalin from his deathbed. From Yudina to Rubinstein, the work has proven to be a vehicle for all the great…

 
Q&A with Halcyon’s Jenny Duck-Chong ahead of IN NATURE

Ahead of Halcyon’s concert, In Nature, on Saturday 12th October, classikON’s Phillipa spoke to Halcyon’s Artistic Director, co-founder and mezzo-soprano, Jenny Duck-Chong about nature and poetry as artistic inspiration, the importance of supporting new music, and the unique soundscapes In Nature will…

 
The Newcastle Music Festival is a musical force with which to be reckoned

The 2019 Newcastle Music Festival is officially underway! classikON sat down with the Festival’s Co-Artistic Directors, Ross Fiddes and Dr. David Banney to find out why the Festival is well worth attending (hint: the answer involves “great locations, beautiful city…

 
Twilight Musical Dialogues’ “Musical Kin – Husband and Wife” was a musical festivity of family in all its incarnations

On Friday June 21st, 2019, Twilight Musical Dialogues hosted the first instalment of “Musical Kin”; a musical festivity of family in all its incarnations. With an eclectic program of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Mozart, Ami Williamson, Fanny Mendelssohn,…

 
Halcyon’s Giving Voice: A beacon in Sydney’s musical culture

A beacon in Sydney’s musical culture & again the performances were exemplary & at the service of the music. One of the most important & satisfying concerts in Sydney.