★★★★☆ German insights put Austrian romance under microscope.
★★★★☆ Power couple Benedetti and Elschenbroich unite in a show-stopping performance.
★★★★☆ A celebration of music written and repurposed for the screen.
★★½☆☆ A valiant effort and some accomplished voices, but a lack of resources make for a threadbare experience.
A good score can transform a film but cinema can also change our understanding of music, as Richard Tognetti explains.
Fresh from the Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Programme, the young director will assist Neil Armfield on 2016’s Ring revival.
One of the world’s finest Lucias talks Donizetti’s mad masterpiece and why Melbourne needs a new venue.
Sci-fi super fans and theme park investors will give the Opera on the Harbour set a new lease of life after the production closes.
Composer Sean O’Boyle’s Goulburn Concerto pairs the talents of the pros with the enthusiasm of youth.
Is a conductor akin to a god? Some reflections on intelligent design lead inexorably from the Deity to Herbert von Karajan.
The award-winning musician explains how he fell in love with his instrument and why he’s on a one-man mission to promote it.
Finnish researchers have examined how concert hall acoustics can influence the emotional response of a listener.
★★★★☆ A three-part polyphonic soothing of the soul for Easter.