The Venezuelan-born conductor talks about growing up in El Sistema, learning from Paavo Järvi, and fronting a heavy metal band.
A presenter has to be a musical waiter – preferably one who doesn’t overstep the mark and never mispronounces the dish.
Moving to Bundaberg, Leonie Egan was surprised to discover very few traces of Gladys Moncrieff, so she set out to build an archive and bring the star of operetta home.
A monumental work revealing Tasmania's disturbing history.
Roth gives a splendidly central version of Mahler’s fifth.
Ehnes’ Beethoven bedazzles in a perfectly old school reading.
Petrenko helps three composers strut their vernal stuff.
Sweet dreams from rising bel canto star who is pretty much the real deal.
An awfully correct reading that finds little drama in Verdi’s epic.
Slava Grigoryan leads the pack with two nominations in this year's strong pool of contenders.
The legendary maestro will perform three concerts at the Sydney Opera House with the Staatskapelle Berlin.
The Ukranian conductor explains Prokofiev's homage to Communism and how it feels spouting Lenin through a megaphone.
The TMO brings buckets of energy to a program spanning opera hits to folk-infused rarities.