Appointed Principal Conductor of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini at 27, the Birmingham-born conductor discusses leaving the cello behind, his mentor Andris Nelsons, and the lessons of Shostakovich.
Winner of Season 2 of 3MBS’ The Talent in 2019, the soprano discusses the importance of championing new and Australian composition, dream roles, and falling asleep to Andreas Scholl.
The recipient of the 2020 German-Australian Opera Grant talks about breaking into the industry, finding success on the competition circuit, and tackling singspiel.
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 winner of 3MBS's The Talent Season 1 2019 on his ABBA obsession, jazz pianist Makoto Ozone, and taking opportunities as they come.
It was the sound of the “long-slidey-thing” that opened up the world of classical music for this conductor. He reflects on the influence of Kleiber, his time as an orchestral assistant, and his passion for new music.
As much as she protested, a career in music was the only option for this young singer. She tells us about competition success, the best piece of advice she’s ever been given and her dream opera roles.
The 13-year-old winner of Melbourne radio station 3MBS’s The Talent Season 2 2018 tells us about how she deals with nerves before a performance, her favourite music and her dreams for the future.
Fresh from her triumph at the ABC Young Performers Awards, the former Mrs Carey’s Concert star tells us about a career that’s rapidly taking off, and why she refused to play the Beethoven Concerto for years.
After winning the first 2018 season of 3MBS’s The Talent, the New Zealand-born flautist tells us why collaborating with peers and performing the music of living composers is so important to her.
With a commission from Musica Viva under her belt and now bound for the Curtis Institute of Music, the young composer discusses her musical tenets, the influence of mentor Carl Vine, and The Wiggles.
We talk to the Australian violinist, who won the ABC Young Performers Award at 16, about coming home for a string of concerts and debuts.
The Moscow-born, Adelaide-raised guitarist reflects on his earliest musical memories, recalls performing in Julian Bream’s shed, and passes on tips for any recently graduated musicians.