Why has it taken three decades for the opera Voss to be revived?
In 2020, Vincent Plush marked his 50th year in music. Composer, conductor, teacher, broadcaster and events director, his passion for Australian music continues unabated. Currently based in Melbourne, he has been an advocate for a revival of the opera Voss for several decades.
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Paul Goodchild retires from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra after 41 years.
With wonderful performers familiar with and committed to a sometimes demanding score, this was another triumph for Katy Abbott and the Canberra International Music Festival.
It would be hard to imagine a more enjoyable program than this one played by members of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra.
This CIMF concert introduced two instruments that were new to most in the audience, and the premiere of a new piece by composer Brian Howard, this year’s composer-in-residence.
This Opening Gala program delivered works of markedly different styles and varying performance standards, with two recent Australian works faring particularly well.
With the new Melbourne Conservatorium set to be an enduring testament to his career, Australian composer and academic Barry Conyngham has finally retired – though he’s still writing music.
State Opera South Australia presents Richard Mills’ chamber opera as part of its Lost Operas of Oz program.
A standout performance by Warwick Fyfe sees Madeline Lee soar.
A refreshing program full of uncompromising new music.
Vincent Plush pays tribute to the pioneering Australian composer, who died at the age of 74 after a ten-year battle with cancer.
Excellent vocal and dramatic performances in an updated production that preserves Offenbach’s deliciously frothy music and biting satire.
A birthday concert celebrating a composer whose music evokes vast visual and sonic dimensions.