In his day, Ferdinand Ries inspired Schumann and Liszt. Now, Australia’s favourite pianist is rediscovering for Hyperion the concertos of a composer who forms the missing link between Beethoven and Chopin.
An eclectic mix of material from an exciting young talent.
From the Western Australian goldfields to an international concert, broadcasting and film career, pianist Eileen Joyce was a true original, as Will Yeoman discovers in a new book.
Fresh from their recent tour for Musica Viva, Sabine Meyer and Alliage Quintett top The Limelight Chart – our monthly list of Australia’s best-selling classical music albums.
The pianist talks about his new recording, which sees him playing four different historic pianos for four different works.
Melnikov and his ‘period’ instruments prove adept time travellers.
A recital of Bach favourites and a Vivaldian surprise.
Lacey creates lines of beauty care of an old Dutch master.
Solo debut showcases clarinet in Australian compositions.
Dazzling tenth album from a great Australian percussionist.
Perahia scales a pianistic Everest with oxygen to spare.
Pianists Lisa Moore and Sonya Lifschitz headline the festival, where they’ll be playing a two piano rendition of Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
Christian Li is the youngest of six competitors in the junior category of the prestigious violin competition.