Erin Helyard produces an extraordinary palette of light and shade in this recital drawn from a manuscript brought to Australia by the artist and diarist Georgiana McCrae.
The best of Sydney in Melbourne’s best room.
Returning to Sydney to take on a more dedicated role as AD of Pinchgut Opera, Helyard talks the company’s first concert of the season, his wish-list operas, and what he’s been up to in the recording studio.
Backward look at masterpiece brings a winter of content.
A final concert full of vitality, with guest star Erin Helyard.
The American mezzo delivered a Baroque rockstar performance, but the Orchestra of the Antipodes was no mere backing band.
Strong music making, including a compelling performance by Vivica Genaux, is hampered by hands-off direction.
Take a peek at what's happening in Pinchgut Opera's rehearsals for Artaserse, opening in Sydney this Thursday.
In a roundtable chat, mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux and artists of Pinchgut discuss the weight of history in the Australian premiere of Hasse's opera.
From fine food and wine to Bach in the Barns, the festival celebrates the wonders of what Tasmania has to offer.
The line-up includes the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Moscow's Sretensky Monastery Choir, and Meryl Tankard's Two Feet performed by Natalia Osipova.
Festival Director Allanah Dopson and harpsichordist Erin Helyard give us a taste of the upcoming festival, now in its second year.
Ahead of the release of his period-instrument Winterreise for ABC Classics, the Australian baritone talks about preparing this monumental song cycle with the help of some 19th-century singers.