An impressive evening with pieces by two Australian composers, and persuasive performances by the young players.
For almost 20 years, Vincent Plush lived and worked in North America, his life intersecting with many major figures in 20th-century American music. A composer, conductor, broadcaster, festival director and writer, he recently completed his PhD at the University of Adelaide.
Articles by Vincent Plush
These Serenata concerts are not only a delight to experience but also represent an essential home-grown component of our soul.
Janine Hosking's documentary on the life of pianist Geoffrey Tozer asks the question, "What went wrong?"
A magnificent concert in the first of three organ recitals by Joseph Nolan.
Christopher Latham's The Diggers' Requiem was a truly extraordinary enterprise.
Frank Martin's rarely heard Mass and four new Australian compositions make for a refreshing concert.
This theatre piece about Death is ingenious and thought-provoking but still has some way to go to reach its full potential.
The Australian heldentenor enthrals audiences with a recital, memories of which will remain indelible.
Vincent Plush ties a bow on this year's Canberra International Music Festival, rounding up the last day and Festival Finale.
As we celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, Vincent Plush looks back on his blazing, multi-faceted career and recalls a few personal encounters, including a rare appearance by the maestro semi-clad and wearing silver lamé.
A treat that will live long in Canberra’s memory.
This year’s CIMF continues to build on its previous strengths and uniquely positioned character, writes our reviewer from Canberra.
An extraordinary reminder of Bernstein's skill, craft and humanity, which will live long in the memory.