Weiss brings out the best of the orchestra

Leonard Weiss had the orchestra sounding the best I had heard, writes CLINTON WHITE.

Woden comes alive with music and more

  “WODEN Alive!” is an annual festival of free poetry, storytelling, circus, dance, comedy and music events that sees the Valley alive and hopping  until...

All for the love of lyrics

JOHN Shortis and Moya Simpson are the obvious stars of  “Waxing Lyrical”, coming up at The Q, but they are getting by with more...

Folk Festival unveils its 51st program

THERE will be time for rejoicing over Easter as the National Folk Festival swings into its 51st year. That was the underlying message from...

Arts in the city: Brilliance on the one bill

YOU may have to claw your way into this recital. Two of Canberra’s most brilliant musical products, violinist Kristian Winther and pianist Daniel de Borah,...

Calling Canberra Bands

CANBERRA bands looking for a chance to play on the World Stage now have a chance to take part in the Global Battle of the...

Music festival: From bitter ashes, music’s future rises

Reviewer JUDITH CRISPIN looks at the Canberra International Music Festival so far...

Review / Fabulous farewell from Rumsey and friends

Music / "Rumsey & Friends – New Directions". At  Wesley Music Centre,  May 20. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Arts / Suzi takes her cue

So it’s goodbye from her… After 50 years, rocker Suzi Quatro talks about her final tour with Arts editor HELEN MUSA

Arts in the city: List confirms Adam’s appeal

THE Stage UK’s “Stage 100” annual theatre power list is out. Right up the top, along with luminaries such as actor/director Kevin Spacey and...

Review: Four winds 2016 – balancing old and new

music The Four Winds Festival, Barragga Bay, Bermagui, Easter Weekend 2016, closed. Reviewed by Helen Musa

From the ANU Bar circa 1992 to headlining Summernats, You Am I and the...

SUMMERNATS has announced its first artists for the 2016 festival. Leading the line-up on the main stage at Summernats 29 are two of Australia’s...

‘Driving rhythms’ of Hindson to open virtuoso concert

THE Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s second Llewellyn concert for 2015 will open a door into the unique sonic imagination of Australian composer Matthew Hindson, whose...

Surprise treat from Estonia

THE Griffyn Ensemble’s artistic director Michael Sollis recently received a special musical package from Estonia, where he had taken part in an international music...

Review / Skilful duo perform with pleasure

Music / Altstaedt & Madžar. At Llewellyn Hall, September 14. Reviewed by GRAHAM McDONALD

Review: Refinement in lesser-known choral works

Cherubini’s “Requiem in C Minor” and (Luigi Cherubini) and Verdi’s “Four Sacred Pieces”, presented by The Llewellyn Choir, conducted by Rowan Harvey-Martin. At St Paul's Church, Manuka, April 20.

Review / Fiorillo’s concert of Argentinian fire and flair

Music / "From Tradition to Revolution" Ginastera & Piazzolla. Marcela Fiorillo, piano. At Wesley Music Centre, September 28. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY

Review / Block Sounds makes an excellent debut

Music / Block Sounds, All Saints’ Anglican Church, Ainslie. Sunday, September 3. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.

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...

Review / Concert 3 CIMF: Remarkable and sublime

Canberra International Music Festival Concert 3 Brodsky Quartet & Katie Noonan Fitters’ Workshop April 30 Reviewed by Clinton White.

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