A Rossini overture, a Mozart piano concerto, then a Mahler Symphony after interval… Sounds like a typical night in just about any Australian concert hall. But how is it that the overture-concerto-symphony combo came to dominate concert programs? Tom Ford leafs through the history books to find out.
Interview with 21-year-old Australian violinist Ray Chen who, this week, plays the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Sydney Symphony.
Love Sting? Also love that live symphony orchestra sound? Then you’re in luck, as you can enjoy both at the same time when Sting brings his Symphonicity show to our shores.
It’s January, and for Sydney that means festival time!
Verdi’s La Traviata will be performed on a floating stage on Sydney Harbour next year, NSW Premier Kristina Keneally has announced.
The Israeli mezzo-soprano speaks to Limelight about her upcoming stint as Carmen.
The West Australian Symphony Orchestra has announced that its principal conductor and artistic adviser Paul Daniel will remain in that role until the end of December 2013.
Shirley Verrett, the acclaimed American mezzo turned soprano, has succumbed to heart trouble at the age of 79.
Mozart has seemingly solved the crime problem plaguing a Christchurch shopping mall.
Phillip Glass has teamed up with Music Theatre Wales to create an opera based on Franz Kafka’s The Trial.
Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Górecki has died at the age of 76.
Conductor Riccardo Chailly has extended his recording contract with Decca Classics for a further fiveyears.
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