Arts / Moody start to experimental music festival

THE 2019 SoundOut experimental music festival got off to a cracking start yesterday (February 2) with two four-hour sessions at the ANU Drill Hall...

Composer gets the gig to head of School of Music

THE new head of the ANU School of Music will be composer and ethnomusicologist Associate Prof Kim Cunio, the university has announced today. (January...

Arts / Music returns to the gardens

THE "Summer Sounds" concert series is returning to the Australian National Botanic Gardens.  For the next two weekends local talent will bring a feast of...

Review / Nigel Kennedy’s ‘very special’ experience

Music / Nigel Kennedy. At Llewellyn Hall, January 25. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Arts / Music festival hits deaf ears for funding

THIS is the 10th year of the annual SoundOut international festival of improvised and experimental music, but they’re doing it hard. Appealing to listeners keen...

Arts / ‘Circularsawruses’ take mystery out of making music

MEMBERS of Canberra's Griffyn Ensemble are keen to continue one of the most extraordinary exercises in music making ever seen in the nation’s capital. “We’ve...

Arts / Forrest concert full of famous Italian songs

AFTER a huge success for Italian mandolin virtuoso Carlo Aonzo at the "FAME" Festival Canberra concert on the weekend, he’ll be back on stage...

Arts / Garden recital by rising piano star

POLISH pianist Lucas (Lukasz) Krupinski is, by any estimate, a rising star of the piano world – and he keeps coming back to Canberra....

Review / Bach and Handel together in music

"JS Bach & GF Handel", Canberra Sinfonia. At Wesley Uniting Church, December 15. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Arts / Swimming in the sounds of jazz

TO mark Canberra Museum and Gallery's current exhibition, “EuroVisions”, jazz musicians Ben Marston and Hugh Barrett will perform a recital tonight (December 14) that...

Review / Choir turns in a fine performance

Music / Oriana Chorale. "A Voice from Heaven". At Fitters Workshop, Kingston, December 9. Reviewed by GRAHAM McDONALD

At last, new leaders for Musica Viva

MUSICA Viva Australia’s chair Charles Graham has at last announced the leaders who will replace retired long-serving CEO, Mary Jo Capps. Hywel Sims will take...

Review / Youth orchestra ends the year with a fine performance

Music / Canberra Youth Orchestra, Dale Barltrop, violin and Leonard Weiss, conductor. At Llewellyn Hall, December 8. Reviewed by LEN POWER

Arts / Cavs join Kulture Break in music venture

CANBERRA Cavalry and Kulture Break have formed a partnership which will see singers and musicians from the Canberra-based youth charity services provider perform on...

Review / Training orchestra rises to the occasion

Music / “50th Anniversary Concert”. James McCusker Orchestra. At Albert Hall, November 30. Reviewed by TONY MAGEE

Arts / Government lawns come alive with joyful music

THE lawns of Government House will be alive with the sound of music this weekend with the 36th annual Canberra Symphony Orchestra Shell Prom. Popular...

Arts / Hitting a saw point with the musical Kranskys

THINGS get off to a bumpy start when “CityNews” speaks by phone to comedian Mourne Kransky, even as she’s cranking up the old 1950...

Review / Emotional ovation praises Page into retirement

music / “A Celebration!”, Louise Page and Phillipa Candy, at Wesley Uniting Church, November 25. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Review / Choir meets a great choral challenge

Music / “Darkness and Light”. Canberra Choral Society, Llewellyn Hall, November 24. reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Arts / Rapper with a serious, soulful side

WHEN US artist Oddisee takes the stage at the ANU’s pop-up, live-music venue Molo Live, he’ll be playing to a fan base of soul...

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