This month’s concert highlights from ABC Classic, independent radio and streaming.
Suzannah Conway is an experienced arts administrator, formerly CEO of Opera Queensland, the Brisbane Riverfestival and the Queensland Centenary of Federation celebrations. She has been writing about and reviewing the performing arts for over 10 years.
Articles by Suzannah Conway
Opera Queensland’s Eastern Promises recital for soprano and piano, performed by Alexandra Flood and Alex Raineri, offered an ambitious program of art song.
This beautifully balanced concert program by Camerata delivers a fine musical and vocal interpretation of The Conference of the Birds, with added visual elements.
Marvellously produced, cleverly staged, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a glorious heart-warming tale and a sure-fired five-star success.
Kurt Weill’s wonderful score of Street Scene is given a fine musical interpretation but proves to be a challenging work for the opera students.
The QSO’s Queensland’s Finest program featured three of Queensland’s brightest young classical artists – a composer, a conductor and a pianist – in a high quality and joyous program.
An intimate chamber concert featuring percussion and the brass and wind ensembles of the QSO made for a delightful afternoon program of well-crafted music.
Portraying scenes and places from around the world, Camerata’s Landscapes concert offered a mixed and not entirely successful musical program.
Mozart’s glorious music wins the day in Opera Queensland's overly busy, contemporary interpretation of The Marriage of Figaro.
Headlined by William Barton’s powerful world premiere for didgeridoo and orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra delivered a first-class program of classics and new work.
The inaugural Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival gets off to a promising start.
Pianist and composer Ronan Apcar, who is studying at ANU, discusses his new digital recording of four piano works by Australian composer Dulcie Holland.
Review: Ode to Joy: Dane Lam Conducts Beethoven 9 (University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s concert series)
The University of Queensland Music School reaches a new height of achievement with its performance of Beethoven’s glorious Symphony No 9.