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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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The ‘unplayable’ played brilliantly: Vengerov with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

By , 17 February 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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Finely chiselled and tightly wrought Vaughan Williams in Sydney

By , 24 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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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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Australians around the world unite with Simon Rattle at the helm

By , 31 July 2015
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Passion, sorrow and love: Tristan und Isolde in the Sydney Opera House

By , 22 June 2015
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Summer Nights: Katarina Karnéus impresses in Sydney

By , 11 June 2015
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My Country, My Life: Czech repertoire and a Mackey concerto from the Sydney Symphony

By , 03 June 2015
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The intimate and the grandiose: the Sydney Symphony Orchestra with Peter Serkin

By , 15 May 2015
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Sit up and listen! Janine Jansen's brilliant Brahms in Sydney

By , 18 March 2015
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Evergreen Arts Florissants and youthful Jardin des Voix deliver fine show in Sydney

By , 12 March 2015
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Make-over for Allegri’s Miserere from The Sixteen in Sydney

By , 10 March 2015
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Romantic masterworks of good friends and billiard partners: Schumann and Mendelssohn in Sydney

By , 11 February 2015
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Prokofiev the whimsical and the heroic: after more than 30 years, the LSO returns to Australia

By , 24 November 2014
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Fiery Janáček and Lalo from David Robertson and the Sydney Symphony

By , 29 August 2014
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Bulked-up ACO perform Sibelius and Mahler at the Sydney Opera House

By , 29 June 2014
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Angels, Emperors and Heroes - the Sydney Symphony in fine form

By , 20 June 2014
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An auspicious start to Emanuel Ax's Beethoven cycle in Sydney

By , 13 June 2014
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Harrell excels in Shostakovich in Sydney

By , 12 April 2014
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Rites of reunion: The Australian World Orchestra visits Sydney

By , 03 October 2013
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Sydney Symphony play Stravinsky and Mendelssohn with Dutoit and Steinbacher

By , 14 June 2013
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Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Alisa Weilerstein conquer in Sydney

By , 11 June 2013
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Stunning Schumann from visiting Mahler Chamber Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House

By , 10 June 2013
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