The ASO’s portrait of Elgar is as poignant and uplifting as ever.
The Italian ensemble fail to captivate in a performance marred by tuning issues, wrong notes and a lack of verve.
Musica Viva’s FutureMakers ensemble, Arcadia Winds reflect on the highlights of their first year.
★★★½ ☆ Internationally acclaimed trio delivers stellar Chausson if Beethoven underwhelms.
★★★★☆ Tate and Gillham make a memorable evening for an orchestra celebrating 80 years of music making.
★★★★☆ Audacious programming pays off in this memorable Guitar Festival highlight.
The only international competitor of the 2016 competition’s seven finalists delivered standout performances.
★★★★½ Nicholas Carter brings electric zeal to a banquet of symphonic fireworks.
★★★★☆ Clarity, cohesion and exuberance make for a beguiling afternoon of chamber music.
★★★★½ George Palmer, Gale Edwards and Timothy Sexton do justice to one of the greatest Australian stories ever written.
★★★★★ A celebration of listening and a profound meditation upon the power of place.