The Scottish maestro is the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s new Principal Guest Conductor. He talks to Clive Paget about early obsessions, managing relationships, and the thorny question of God and music.
Sir Andrew Davis will complete his Mahler cycle with an army of 1000 performers at Margaret Court Arena.
Six Australian compositions have been shortlisted for the prestigious Orchestral and Song Cycle prizes, which will be announced at this year’s Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address.
Plenty of pyrotechnics, but also some polished orchestral playing.
Redefined from an Eastern perspective, this Rite is radically different.
Vladimir Ashkenazy pairs a rare Russian giant with Holst’s glittering ode to the heavens.
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.