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Upton leaves Sydney theatre-goers with a thoughtful and well-constructed programme.
Tensions assuaged, the 86-year-old Honorary Conductor will make his return during the 2016/2017 season.
And three more years of Principal Conductor Asher Fisch is the icing on the cake.
Recent reports from Finland and Israel make bold claims about the power of music.
Worldwide shock as investigation begins into the murder of a much loved mother and musician.
Matthew Lutton unveils a brave and bold line-up that looks set to thrill.

Editor’s Choice

From Broadway to the Super Bowl, from Rosenkavalier to Rock albums, this soprano is beginning to look like she's done it all.
Though it may sound glamorous, getting Greta Bradman's latest project off the ground took more sticky tape than you might think.
Sydney Chamber Choir's new music director aims to continue the tradition of commissioning new Australian music.
The composer admits to an obsession with the passage of time in his latest work for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
Award-winning pianist Daniel de Borah shares why he's embracing the camaraderie of chamber performance.
The pianist talks about his early passions, the rigours of Alfred Brendel and surviving a Liverpudlian seagull swoop.

Live Reviews

★★★★ Surprisingly homogenous excellence from quartet in transition.
★★★★★ Silence is key to Lewis's masterly Beethoven and Brahms.
★★★★★ One of the most profoundly thrilling and beautiful musical experiences of this reviewer's life.
★★★★ ½ Stephen Hough performs an outstanding piano concerto to conclude the TSO’s Beethoven Celebration.
★★★★☆ Even without an orchestra, the People’s Diva came, sang and conquered.
★★★★☆ A dramatically convincing production totally within Wagner’s world.

CD/DVD Reviews

Burney thought them vile, but Lawes’ Royal extravagances are entirely viol.
It’s Parisian theatrical politics ahoy and not a medieval Sicilian in sight.
Turn your ears back in time for a Mario del Monaco grand prix.

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