Pavel Fischer's Mad Piper captivates Townsville in a lavish feast of folk-inspired music.
Writer Jessica Duchen and violinist Karen Gomyo ensure Bach's music remains as fresh as ever.
From Bach and Lieder to world premieres and tango, the AFCM's opening weekend delivers fresh, exciting programmes full of contrast and elan, writes Jessica Duchen.
The versatile British clarinettist talks jazz, Messiaen and why he wants to try his hand at Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto.
We talk to the Australian violinist, who won the ABC Young Performers Award at 16, about coming home for a string of concerts and debuts.
Artistic Director Kathryn Stott has unveiled her first program for the Festival, with a swathe of new artists, premieres and plenty of old favourites.
A close friend of Piers Lane, the British pianist admits he will be a hard act to follow. We talk to the AFCM's new AD about old ideas and new brooms.
Francis Gouton and the Orava Quartet tackle a Schubert mammoth.
In Townsville for the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, the pianist pulls one composer apart and puts the other back together. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in
A Rolls Royce line up takes a musical Winter Palace by storm.
It’s Bach, Jim, but not always as we know it.
As Piers Lane prepares to pass the baton at this year’s AFCM, we look at the life and career of a great Australian pianist.
He realised early that if he wanted his instrument to be taken seriously he had to perform contemporary music.