"Rarely is the combination of recorder and string quartet heard or seen anywhere, and that’s a pity because it works so well," says reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
“Anyone in the audience for this concert has already received their best Christmas present for this year.” Reviewer LEN POWER enjoyed a wonderful concert last night.
The small audience in attendance were all captured and thrilled by the talents of these three performers; there was even an encore, writes ROB KENNEDY.
Canberra has been added to the national February tour by American music legend Randy Newman.
Twelve-year-old Christian Li's playing was "simply amazing", writes music reviewer LEN POWER.
Pianist Peter de Jager met all the concert's challenges head-on with confidence and superior virtuosity, writes music reviewer CLINTON WHITE.
Canberra Opera is to receive a $500,000 bequest and is already planning its future, according to local music sources.
Canberra Youth Orchestra is pulling out all the stops with a concert that features 12-year-old violin soloist sensation Christian Li.
It is always a delight to hear Wilson sing and Hicks play. If it’s possible, they seem to be getting better, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY of “Journey’s End”.
The Canberra Choral Society choir was prepared magnificently, writes reviewer CLINTON WHITE. "There was superb balance across the divisions, entries were solid, and pitch was true, even for the sopranos’ impossibly high notes," he says of its standing-ovation performance at last night's "Messiah".
Father-and-son composers Michael and William Dooley electrified the Wesley Centre with new work brilliantly performed by the Llewellyn Choir last night.
This was a concert full of extremely bright and passionate music, writes ROB KENNEDY of “Ye Olde England”.
New “CityNews” Artist of the Year, Michael Dooley, has followed his Canberra success with the award for "Best Music for Children’s Television", announced at the 2019 APRA Screen Music Awards held in the Forum, Melbourne, last night (November 20).
The Oriana Chorale was at the top of its game for "Seven Last Words", led by conductor Dan Walker.
This was exceptional stuff, as was the playing by all four musicians, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY of about the concert "Double Trouble".
"There's something special about a harp in a music concert", writes music reviewer LEN POWER, who savoured it in a concert yesterday by Musica Da Camera.
COMMISSIONED by The Street Theatre, this narrative song cycle about Australian Dr David Warren, inventor of the black box flight recorder, pairs ARIA-nominated composer Sandra France with Helpmann award-winning lyricist and playwright Alana Valentine.
Of particular note throughout the entire concert was the tone projection, superb intonation and beauty of sound from viola player Lisa Berthaud, writes reviewer TONY MAGEE after seeing the Skride Piano Quartet concert.
Lost wartime musical works from the battlefields of World War I are now available to the public after the “Flowers of the Great War Collection” was officially launched in a gala day for Chris Latham yesterday (November 11).
With a little tightening, this accessible and professional-looking work would be ideal as a touring piece to events where inspiration is sought, and who doesn’t need a bit of that? writes reviewer HELEN MUSA after seeing “Still, We Rise".