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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Sydney, NSW, Australia

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SydneyRigoletto

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Verdi: Rigoletto
Renato Palumbo; Elijah Moshinsky; Opera Australia; Michael Yeargan; Robert Bryan; Opera Australia Orchestra

SydneyAida

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Verdi: Aida
Lorenzo Passerini; Davide Livermore; Opera Australia; Tahu Matheson; Giò Forma; Gianluca Falaschi; John Rayment

SydneyLes Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)New production

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Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Andrea Battistoni; Damiano Michieletto; Opera Australia; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Alessandro Carletti; Opera Australia Orchestra

SydneyMad Scenes with Jessica Pratt

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Opera Australia Orchestra; Carlo Montanaro; Jessica Pratt

SydneyLa Gioconda

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Ponchielli: La Gioconda
Pinchas Steinberg; Opera Australia; Opera Australia Orchestra; Opera Australia Chorus; Saioa Hernández; Jonas Kaufmann

SydneyMozart's Great Mass

Mozart
Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Masaaki Suzuki; Sara Macliver; Rachelle Durkin; Nicholas Jones; David Greco
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Baroque opera resurrected at Pinchgut: Legrenzi's Giustino

Unseen since the 18th Century apart from one night in Germany, Legrenzi's Giustino deserves to re-enter the repertoire after its revival by Pinchgut Opera's Erin Helyard.
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Rachmaninov and Respighi: Sir Stephen Hough and John Wilson in Sydney

The first programme in Stephen Hough's Sydney series sees him offer sensitive but not incandescent Rachmaninov, followed by thrilling performances of Respighi's Roman Trilogy under John Wilson. 
****1
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Rattle and the LSO triumph in Bruckner 7 at the Sydney Opera House

In the last of the LSO's Sydney concerts, Sir Simon Rattle's affinity with Bruckner's score results in a heartfelt performance of the Seventh Symphony.
*****
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Back with a bang: Rattle and the LSO begin their Australian tour

The LSO opens its three-concert Sydney stay with a panoply of colours and virtuoso orchestral playing in a programme of Adams, Debussy and Ravel, under the masterful leadership of Sir Simon Rattle
*****
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A brooding programme from the Brodsky Quartet in Sydney

In a problematic acoustic environment, the Brodsky Quartet's sound did not always live up to the expectations.
***11
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Runnicles inspires Sydney Symphony in Brahms-centred programme

Donald Runnicles demonstrates his superior musicianship in a warm, intelligently crafted reading of Brahms' Symphony no. 2 in D major, with Andrea Lam as a sensitive and reserved soloist in Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto.
****1
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