McCartney takes on the American songbook.
The rogue elements: Nigel Kennedy as composer veers off course.
Calamitous crossover: Garrett’s musical experiment goes wrong.
Forza Vittorio: Grigolo gets stuck into Italian favourites.
While other singers of this stature (50 gold records, no less) churn out the old hits and count the megabucks, Streisand is still releasing new material that stands strong on its own merits, such as this stunning disc.
High-powered performances and clever arrangements from cello rockers.
Amos goes classical: Night of Hunters is mostly successful.
Popera fans rejoice: the Ten Tenors give a powerhouse performance.
Hayley’s big coup: Westenra teams up with Morricone.
The Dutch chanteuse serves up 1920s Chicago with contemporary studio sheen.
A welcome opportunity to enjoy Hobson as a purely popular entertainer.
Desplat conveys through music the restrained angst and regal grandeur of the film's hero.
Classical meets jazz here, as operatic mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter mixes it with jazz pianist and composer Brad Mehldau in a two-disc tribute to love in all its forms, from elation to deflation and regret.
Lost without words: the singing's great, the instrumentals are not.
This dark score is Swan Lake seen through a glass darkly.
Australian jazz singer and
trumpeter Vince Jones has
one of those perplexing
voices whose weaknesses are also
Aston are a group of Sydney Con
kids who, when teetering on the
abyss of penury that faces many
music graduates, decided to take
matters into their own hands.
Classical crossover must have the
smallest canon of any musical genre.
More than thirty years after his death, conductor Annunzio Paulo Mantovani makes a return to the Australian charts with this 40-track retrospective.
The popera albums of teen tenor Mark Vincent have been topping the ARIA charts for about a year, without getting much serious attention from anyone but his fans.