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What’s up (with) Kosky’s Nose?

By , 21 February 2018
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Cheeky and majestic: exuberance dominates in Simone Young’s Beethoven and Bruckner

By , 18 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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Alina Ibragimova impresses with feverish Bartók in Sydney

By , 14 July 2017
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The Times They Are a-Changin': Nixon Tapes in Sydney

By , 05 June 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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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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Guitar hero: the ACO excels in Sydney

By , 06 November 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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My Fair Dame: Julie Andrews reigns in Sydney

By , 06 September 2016
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Sterling performances help Simon Boccanegra shine in Sydney

By , 26 July 2016
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Through a class darkly: McVicar's Così in Sydney

By , 19 July 2016
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No Harbour view, but Midori Gotō’s elegant playing conquers Sydney

By , 26 June 2016
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Finely chiselled and tightly wrought Vaughan Williams in Sydney

By , 24 June 2016
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Laugh out loud production of The Love for Three Oranges in Sydney

By , 22 June 2016
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Dance of Death: Carmen at Opera Australia

By , 21 June 2016
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Extrovert and buoyant: Lang Lang's Grieg in Sydney

By , 10 June 2016
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“And there was light”: Masaaki Suzuki conducts Haydn’s Creation in Sydney

By , 11 May 2016
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Caetani and the Sydney Symphony tackle Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 06 May 2016
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Never too late for a debut: Christoph von Dohnányi in Sydney

By , 08 April 2016
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Aiming for the stars with Messiaen in Sydney

By , 11 March 2016
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Marsalis in Sydney: "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing"

By , 27 February 2016
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Tea and Symphony: James Ehnes and the Sydney SO

By , 19 February 2016
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Traditional Beethoven splendidly executed in Sydney

By , 17 February 2016
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Australian Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven and the 21st century

By , 14 February 2016
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Great singing redeems a Verdi rarity at the Sydney Opera House

By , 11 February 2016
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Laughs aplenty in Rossini’s Barber at the Sydney Opera House

By , 28 January 2016
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Vocal jewels in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de perles in Sydney

By , 21 January 2016
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Puppetry and pantomime: The Magic Flute in Sydney

By , 07 January 2016
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Bohemians in Berlin: Musetta steals the Opera Australia show

By , 06 January 2016
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Humility and musical fireworks: Maxim Vengerov returns to Sydney

By , 10 December 2015
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Double Dutch in Sydney: Edo de Waart and Brautigam in Mozart

By , 03 December 2015
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Sol Gabetta a stylish soloist with the Basel Chamber Orchestra in Sydney

By , 29 November 2015
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Alan Holley's ornithological interlude between two masterpieces in Sydney

By , 11 November 2015
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Heroic concerto, Eroica Symphony: Anne-Sophie Mutter back in Sydney

By , 25 September 2015
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“An awesome concert” in the company of jugglers, contortionists and acrobats

By , 18 September 2015
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Carnivals, festivals, fountains and pines: a Roman triumph for Dutoit in Sydney

By , 12 September 2015
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Renée Fleming evinces warmth and humour at her Sydney Opera House recital

By , 30 August 2015
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Majestic pathos and patriotic marches: the Zukerman Trio at the Sydney Opera House

By , 16 August 2015
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Latonia Moore stars in lavish Don Carlos revival in Sydney

By , 07 August 2015
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Australians around the world unite with Simon Rattle at the helm

By , 31 July 2015
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Plush costumes and lavish sets make up for musical shortfalls in Opera Australia’s La traviata

By , 09 July 2015
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