One and one makes two in streamlined Marais Project release.
Paul Ballam-Cross is a writer and classical guitarist. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance and a Doctor of Philosophy, majoring in Musicology. He loves collecting records and will happily spend hours researching everything from Baroque to noise rock.
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Andrew Haveron, Ben Jacks, Scott Kinmont and the SSO horn section discuss Britten and Shostakovich, Mozart, Tchaikovsky and 50 Fanfares.
Eva Kong's well-chosen program, entertaining story-telling about her operatic life, and vocal skill made for a thoroughly enjoyable recital.
The Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras have both posted healthy surpluses for 2020 despite the considerable challenges faced due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A pronounced “ari-o-sa” in airy reading of Biber’s trio sonatas.
Voices and viols meet in East’s free-flowing fantasias.
Hail to the sing for the Australian Vocal Ensemble’s glittering launch.
Tennyson and Strauss meet in Brisbane Music Festival’s unusual narrative experiment.
Ninth time’s the charm in Bavouzet’s Haydn keyboard survey.
New sound-art lullabies by Rachael Dease a balm for strange days.
The heat is on in Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s triumphant Firebird performance.
Cabaret and opera combine in this gleeful myth deconstruction, giving you plenty to think and talk about.
Bach out of order but working well in Anderszewski’s collection.