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“Ridiculous and detestable?" Not on Suzuki’s guard: Beethoven's Mass in C in Sydney

By , 11 April 2018
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Fifty years on: The Australian Ballet celebrates the great Graeme Murphy

By , 09 April 2018
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Fabulous Mozart from Nicole Car in eclectic Sydney programme

By , 08 April 2018
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Boho chic: Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns

By , 23 March 2018
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Death stingest no more: the Australian Chamber Orchestra with Alina Ibragimova

By , 21 March 2018
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Enter the madman: Massenet’s Don Quichotte in Sydney

By , 19 March 2018
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What’s up (with) Kosky’s Nose?

By , 21 February 2018
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Sweet string sounds from the ACO in Sydney

By , 13 February 2018
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No sex, no drugs? Michael Clark's Simple Rock’n’roll Song has its Australian première

By , 30 January 2018
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Wonderland Down Under: Australian Ballet sparkles in Alice’s Adventures


By , 08 December 2017
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L'incoronazione di Poppea: cynical production, glorious music from Pinchgut Opera

By , 30 November 2017
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Sydney bids farewell to beloved Madama Butterfly

By , 26 October 2017
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A splendid night of 20th-century cello music with Nicolas Altstaedt and Aleksandar Madžar

By , 11 September 2017
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The Repairing of Lucretia at Sydney Chamber Opera

By , 19 August 2017
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Cheeky and majestic: exuberance dominates in Simone Young’s Beethoven and Bruckner

By , 18 August 2017
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Old friends in high places: the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Mountain project

By , 12 August 2017
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Verdi's Requiem given an operatic take in Sydney

By , 10 August 2017
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The time has come: Jonas Kaufmann conquers Sydney as Parsifal

By , 09 August 2017
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Sparking leads wow audience in rare Sydney concert performance of Thaïs

By , 24 July 2017
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Alina Ibragimova impresses with feverish Bartók in Sydney

By , 14 July 2017
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Intimate Schumann, delightful Mozart: ACO collaborates with Kristian Bezuidenhout

By , 04 July 2017
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A quartet made for Shostakovich: The Pacifica Quartet in Sydney

By , 24 June 2017
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Disconnected dégustation: Pinchgut Opera's Anacréon and Pigmalion

By , 15 June 2017
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The Times They Are a-Changin': Nixon Tapes in Sydney

By , 05 June 2017
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Feeling rather than seeing: Nobuyuki Tsujii’s Sydney recital

By , 22 May 2017
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E pluribus unum: the ACO’s Soloists concert in Sydney

By , 16 May 2017
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Titanic effort by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in Sydney

By , 05 May 2017
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Semi-conductor creates electric atmosphere: Joshua Bell and the ASMF in Sydney

By , 22 April 2017
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A pot-pourri of British music in Sydney

By , 21 April 2017
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Outbreak of Violins: the ACO plays Bach and Haydn at the Sydney Opera House

By , 09 April 2017
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Ripping the heart from Handel's Messiah in Sydney

By , 04 March 2017
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Tender and demonic: the music and music-making of four supremely gifted young Russians

By , 03 March 2017
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Tosca under Nazi occupation breaks hearts at Opera Australia

By , 25 February 2017
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The ‘unplayable’ played brilliantly: Vengerov with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

By , 17 February 2017
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Sicilian inspiration: Szymanowski's King Roger arrives in Sydney

By , 20 January 2017
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Joined at the hip: Michieletto's brilliantly interwoven Cav & Pag in Sydney

By , 12 January 2017
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Sweetness and light: Rautavaara tribute concert showcases one side of his art in Sydney

By , 11 January 2017
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Biographica: a mazy musical melange at Sydney's Carriageworks

By , 07 January 2017
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Theodora: a musical, if not dramatic, triumph in Sydney

By , 30 November 2016
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Trio Dali in Sydney: splendid execution but short on emotional depth

By , 14 November 2016
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Guitar hero: the ACO excels in Sydney

By , 06 November 2016
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Going for Baroque with Julia Lezhneva in Sydney

By , 08 October 2016
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Lyrical touch and immaculate phrasing: Nelson Freire's Schumann with the Sydney Symphony

By , 23 September 2016
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Polished, if not inspiring: the Israel Camerata on tour in Australia

By , 18 September 2016
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“White light containing all colours”: Tognetti and Leschenko in recital

By , 12 September 2016
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My Fair Dame: Julie Andrews reigns in Sydney

By , 06 September 2016
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Grande dame of the piano: Elisabeth Leonskaja performs Mozart with the ACO

By , 31 August 2016
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An apocalyptic vision: Mahler's “Resurrection” Symphony in Sydney Town Hall

By , 28 August 2016
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Dystopian Dostoevsky gets utopian orchestration in Sydney

By , 13 August 2016
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Sterling performances help Simon Boccanegra shine in Sydney

By , 26 July 2016
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