ARIA Award winner plays Glass

ARIA Award winner, the Canberra born-and-bred pianist, Sally Whitwell is bringing  a program of Philip Glass’s  solo piano music to town. The recital will include...

Review / “April in Paris” by the Canberra Wind Symphony

April in Paris Canberra Wind Symphony The Street Theatre April 13, 2016 Review by Clinton White

Next CSO season will be Milton’s last

“New Spaces” is to be the title of the farewell season for 14-year-long chief conductor and artistic director of Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Milton, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Grammar students’ music to play on Carillon

By Tamara Junor CANBERRA Girls Grammar students will  hear their own compositions played on the National Carillon tomorrow. The compositions, by year 9 music students, will...

Canberra makes Miller-Heidke’s tour

KATE Miller-Heidke will perform at Zierholz, at the University of Canberra, on Tuesday, August 21, as part of her national Nightflight tour. She will perform songs...

Indie-guitarists crack the mould

SONGWRITER Sebastian Field’s "Lemon on Your Lover, ”  is the new single by Canberra ‘indie-guitar futurists’, Cracked Actor. They’re saying that the  track puts...

Thomas’ tall tales in song

ELEVEN new tall tales of heartbreak, history and drinking will be on the menu at The Front in Lyneham when Australian singer/songwriter Mick Thomas...

Arts / Whitbread’s ‘wild and wacky’ performance

A WILD and wacky recital is coming up tomorrow (October 21) at Wesley Music Centre when veteran bassoonist David Whitbread unveils “even more things...

Review: New composition offers ‘sheer music’

music "Secret Geometries" By Vincent Plush Canberra Symphony Orchestra Llewelyn Hall March 27-28 Reviewed by Ian McLean

Review / Unpronounceable maybe, talented definitely

Music / Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio. At Llewellyn Hall, November 15. Reviewed by GRAHAM McDONALD

Arts in the city: David’s wooden alter-ego

• DO you find ventriloquists dummies terrifying? Well, prepare to be terrified when puppet master David Strassman returns to the Canberra Theatre soon with “Careful...

Review: Lost songbirds rediscovered in Somme concert

music / “SACRIFICE: the lost Songbirds of the Somme”,  at the High Court of Australia Directed by Christopher Latham, for the “Flowers of War” series, Tuesday June 21. Reviewed by Helen Musa.

UC Chorale takes to the stage

  THE University of Canberra’s Chorale is branching out with the theatrical-sounding “All the World’s a Stage,” a concert of arias and choruses from opera. It’s...

Hailed sound of Haydn

THE Australian Haydn Ensemble is a vibrant, youthful group of performers with international performance backgrounds who perform regularly with top orchestras such as London’s...

Next generation of composer steps up in competition

IF Canberra classical guitarist Matthew Withers has anything to do with it, it's time for the next generation of young guitarists to step up. Withers,...

Say what? A giant condom castle?

IF you're getting along to this Sunday's Groovin' the Moo you may see a giant red condom castle. Hold on – a what? Yep – that's correct,...

Swoon with The Resonants

THE Resonants are busy preparing for a concert of absolutely gorgeous music on June 1 and they’re betting that the beautiful surroundings and acoustics...

Review / Chopin’s party one to remember!

Music / "Chopin, Cake – and Music!", Kotaro Nagano, piano. At the Larry Sitsky Recital Room, ANU School of Music, March 1. Reviewed by LEN POWER

Bacharach, 87 and still swinging, coming to Canberra

HOTTEST musical news for patrons of a certain age is that Burt Bacharach is coming to the Royal Theatre on October 30. In case...

A tale of two cities in youth music

HERE'S a rare opportunity to see some truly brilliant young musicians.  This Saturday, in a rare combination, Canberra Youth Orchestra will join Sydney Youth Orchestra...

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THE ANU’s Za Kabuki club claims to be the longest-running Kabuki theatre group outside Japan, and will this weekend present its 42nd annual evening of Japanese theatre – in Japanese.

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