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Early music virtuoso for ANU School of Music

THE ANU School of Music continues to staff-up in the area of early music with the news that conductor, harpsichordist, and fortepianist Erin Helyard will be joining the staff as a lecturer in Music from July this year. In an announcement headed “School of Music makes stunning new appointment,” head of the school, Peter Tregear […]

Music explores the cost of war

IT’S a full month today until the Canberra International Music Festival is launched on May 9, but that doesn’t perturb the Festival’s artistic director and 2013 “CityNews” Artist of the Year, Chris Latham, as he embarks on the first of a series of festival previews. Latham, who has constructed a festival largely devoted towards music […]

Coro calls for fine tenors and basses

WHEN “Citynews” music reviewer Clinton White recently wrote of the vocal ensemble, Coro, that it had demonstrated “beautifully balanced vocal sound with exquisite expression and tone,” it was no exaggeration. But it’s not just us; in both the 2012 and 2013  MusicACT’s “Mama” Awards, Coro was also singled out for attention as one of our […]