A thoughtful and enchanting program with masterful playing across five works.
Articles by Clinton White
Despite some teething problems with the sound, this was an impressive concert with high quality playing and a fascinating pre-performance talk.
I bet a lot of other people were clapping enthusiastically in their lounge rooms, too, writes Clinton White.
A narrative song cycle about the Australian scientist who invented the Black Box Flight Recorder is thoroughly captivating.
Richard Tognetti and Timo-Veikko Valve showed fine teamwork in Brahms' Double Concerto, while Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony was charming.
A wonderful concert by the CSO Wind Quintet with Diana Doherty, including a stunning new work by Deborah Cheetham.
An enthralling concert from Umberto Clerici, Nicholas Milton and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra.
Andrew Rumsey performs the world premiere of Michael Dooley's deeply personal Piano Concerto No 1, and wins a standing ovation.
An entertaining concert that gave a potted history of opera stretching back some 400 years.
A performance of great energy and meticulous cohesion in every detail.
An astonishing performance.
Brilliant playing in a cross-channel debate.
A shaky start transforms into an evening of very fine music-making.