In Sydney to work with Gondwana and the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, the renowned British choral conductor talks about the power of choral singing and why for the UK, Brexit is the biggest single disaster of his lifetime.
The legendary cellist’s Strauss with Adrian Boult gets a reissue on vinyl.
Forget your troubles and set sail with Royal Caribbean’s BRAVO Cruise of the Performing Arts. As Jo Litson discovers, it’s a wonderfully relaxing way to indulge in an almost endless supply of music and food, not to mention some tropical island bliss.
Israel’s L-E-V Dance Company is performing a double bill called Love Cycle at the Sydney Opera House. Sharon Eyal explains the shows and her company.
In 2018, Estonia celebrated the centenary of its independence by opening the new Arvo Pärt Centre. As the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir prepare to tour together, we look into the prism of Pärt’s music, with the help of the composer’s son Michael Pärt.
After a brawl at a concert in Sweden, Guy Noble offers a novel solution to the perennial problem of audience noise.
The Queen of British musical theatre talks belting, coaching Bette Middler on FaceTime and how to survive 50 years in the biz.
Simon McBurney’s first Schaubühne production, Beware of Pity, comes to the Sydney Festival.
The broadcaster, writer and teacher traces his musical development from Joni Mitchell to Webern and classical nerd-dom to heavy metal, but is constantly beguiled by the music of young beginners.
On May 2, it is the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, with celebrations planned across Europe. Art historian Rosalind Ormiston explores the life and genius of the original ‘universal man’ – artist, inventor, scientist, architect, and possibly a vegetarian.
Fresh from performing as soloist with the Australian World Orchestra on tour last year, the violinist tells us about the pleasures of good food and good company, as well as performing and teaching in India.
British director John Tiffany explains the genesis of a hit show and how Aussie actors are making it theirs.
Violinist Ben Dollman, who directs Adelaide Baroque's performance at the Adelaide French Festival, explores the unique music that flourished in the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV.