An attractive selection of RVW rarities, both sacred and secular.
Vocally and emotionally, you longed for the depth of the man himself, but that was just plain unreasonable.
Review: Elgar: The Music Makers, The Spirit of England (Sarah Connolly, BBC SO and Chorus/Sir Andrew Davis)
Davis pays homage to the dreamers and the Glorious Dead.
Clayton helps Liszt’s hurled lances to the future find their target.
Malcolm Martineau fleshes out the decade that time forgot.
The Sretensky Monastery Choir brings a powerful sound to sacred and secular Russian music.
Russia’s Sretensky Monastery Choir has a turbulent 600-year history and international clout. The choir’s regent Nikon Zhila tells us about its history and ethos ahead of performances at the Adelaide Festival.
The Song Company delves deep into the Eton Choirbook in vibrant performances with an edge of danger.
Elaine Chia has been inundated with messages of support after penning an open letter in response to negative comments about City Recital Hall’s co-presentation with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite.
A splendid start to the season, with storytelling at the forefront.
Fascinating collection of rarities from the romantic side of Mons. Fauré.
The ACO and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir interweave Bach and Pärt with ethereal beauty.
Brett Dean's Hamlet on DVD, Stuart Skelton's debut recital album, and Pinchgut Opera are among the finalists.