A long overdue celebration of a unique Australian composer.
Tony Way is a director of music at Melbourne’s historic St Francis’ Church. Holding a masters degree in music, he is an organist and choir director as well as a published composer. He has been reviewing classical music for over two decades.
Articles by Tony Way
Review: JS Bach: Matthäus-Passion (Julian Prégardien, Stéphane Degout, Maîtrise de Radio France, Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon)
A thoughtful French account of Bach’s universal masterwork.
The Gesualdo Six on top form in this excellent program of Holy Week music.
Review: Lalande: Grands Motets, Dies Irae, Miserere & Veni Creator (Ensemble Correspondances, Sébastian Daucé )
Verve and panache abound in sumptuous, elegant celebration of French baroque.
An exhilarating program of 21st-century church music from a choir in top form.
A splendid reimagining of some Ralph Vaughan Williams orchestral masterpieces for organ.
Review: Josquin, the Undead: Laments, deplorations and dances of death (Graindelavoix, Björn Schmelzer)
Love it or hate it: this is probably the strangest Josquin disc you’ll ever hear.
This dazzling debut from Jeanine de Bique will have you wanting more.
The breakdancing Polish countertenor delights in a program of rediscovered gems.
Savall’s homage to Haydn is only the sum of its often elegant parts.
Review: Messiaen: La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ, Poemes pour Mi, Chronochromie (Symphonieorchester des Bayrischen Rundfunks)
Compelling performances from Messiaen master, Kent Nagano.
Purcell’s royal odes given elegance, polish and wit from The King’s Consort.
This flying squadron of musicians lifts the reputation of a German in Rome