Watkins and Lortie help Finzi rake eloquently over Romantic embers.
Review: Schwartz • Broadstock: Orchestral works (Synchron Stage Orchestra Vienna, Bratislava SO/Kevin Purcell)
Broadstock matches Schwartz in this new side by side issue.
Shlomowitz turns the everyday into the weird and wonderful.
Weilerstein’s Pentatone debut mixes both head and heart.
Barenboim channels Elgar in a return to Brahms.
Claire Edwardes unveils James MacMillan's latest percussion concerto and David Robertson gives us a cracker of a Beethoven 7.
In his latest work for the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Lachlan Skipworth evokes the unique rock formations of WA.
The orchestra celebrates its first decade with large-scale orchestral masterworks and a world premiere by Daniel Rojas.
The SSO's former chief Edo de Waart gives a muscular account of Beethoven's final symphony.
Artistic Director Alexander Briger will lead the orchestra in some of his favourite works, in concerts in Melbourne and Canberra.
An orchestra may not be able to bring peace but it can at least help foster understanding, believes Daniel Barenboim. The outspoken advocate for reconciliation in the Middle East, and committed music educator, talks to Clive Paget as he prepares to visit Australia for the first time since 1970.
Four years after filling in last-minute for Jaap van Zweden, the American conductor tells us about an early career that’s seen her gravitate from playing under Bernard Haitink to taking over his dressing room.
The Chinese pianist tells us about his special relationship with the music of Chopin, and how he gears up for a performance, ahead of concerts in Melbourne and Sydney.