October’s playlist digs into the unique repertoire of the guitar, with a couple of guest appearance by the mandolin or bass guitar. We have releases from 1996 all the way to this year, cataloguing and showcasing Australia’s contribution to the instrument’s vast range of music from solos to concerti…. continue reading
The bumper October 2021 issue contains features exploring the Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra, arts and the digital world, Max Richter’s new album, Circa’s classical collaborations, Henry Purcell’s early years as a composer, and Australian dramatic soprano Marjorie Lawrence. Read now.
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The long run-up to the 300th anniversary of Haydn’s birth in 2032 gathers pace with Les Heures du Jour (The Hours of the Day), a sparkling tenth instalment in a projected complete survey of his 107 symphonies by Il Giardino Armonico, Basel Chamber Orchestra and Giovanni Antonini. Read the review by Michael Quinn.
With half the country in lockdown, this month’s focus is on music to soothe the spirit, from Mozart, Fauré and Pärt, to Jordi Savall’s Victorian Odyssey. And a bumper issue of the magazine means double the number of recorded reviews from which Clive Paget’s can highlight in his roundup of the best recent releases.