Campbell Newman’s razor gang cans band camp
The rock legend infused all his music with classical influences and bestrode the genre divide.
Classical music and opera have a special role to play in these scenes.
One of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau’s last heart-to-hearts; Simone Young on Wagner; 16 opera legends choose their own best disc.
None of the five Australian candidates have progressed to the last stage of the Sydney International Piano Competition.
Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Ben Heppner and more reminisce about their most cherished albums.
Ahead of performances at Hamer Hall, the maestro explains why Bohemian music is in the Czech Philharmonic’s blood.
A Gilbert & Sullivan junkie’s take on how the Savoy Operas became part of Australia’s theatrical DNA.
Delving into the “maestro myth”: why are our best conductors overlooked?
Don’t be fooled by the “Liberace of the organ”: there’s a very serious musician behind the glitzy facade.
Philip Glass at 75, inside the Sydney International Piano Competition, Barenboim on world peace.
Is the Golden Age of the voice coming to an end as the barihunks and high-fashion divas take over?
Ashkenazy nails Mahler’s Ninth; Venetian choirs circa 1612; Elena Kats-Chernin’s chamber delights.