The SSO strings take the spotlight as Vladimir Ashkenazy returns for a concert of English classics.
Artistic Director Sadaharu Muramatsu tells us how the community orchestra will mark the occasion with a tribute concert to its inaugural conductor, Richard Gill.
Clive Paget looks at what we can learn about Tchaikovsky the man by listening to the music with the help of Maestro Semyon Bychkov, who has just released new recordings of the complete symphonies and piano concertos.
In her new concerto for orchestra, Cathy Milliken drew on a poem by Walt Whitman and the different processes of weaving.
In 2018, aged 10, he won the Junior First Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition. Now he is playing with the likes of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Sydney Symphony – after a banana.
The orchestra has followed supermarket chain Coles and others in removing advertising from Sydney radio station 2GB.
The Brazilian conductor shares with us the secrets of Diaghilev's success ahead of his Ballet Russes-inspired concert with students from the Australian National Academy of Music.
A night at the museum takes us to the moon.
Power and passion as soloist and conductor trade places.
Well-played music, but this sibling celebration of all things Queensland doesn’t quite connect.
Hollywood did exotic better than Khachaturian, but no one does horror like Shostakovich.
Harpist Xavier de Maistre returns, violinist Jonas Zschenderlein makes his Australian debut, and the orchestra celebrates Notre-Dame's rich musical legacy.
Composer-in-Residence Alice Chance will write a brand new clarinet concerto for Oliver Shermacher in WSO’s 2020 season.