The 2018 Grammy for Best Choral Performance goes to Philadelphia new music chamber choir The Crossing for The Fifth Century, featuring the music of the English composer Gavin Bryars (b 1943).Read More
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The beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after battling a brain tumour for over 2 years.
Tributes have been pouring in from all around the opera world mourning the loss of this great talent, gone far too soon. Whilst he returned to the stage after early treatments, he had to withdraw from later performances.Read More
Opera Australia’s sumptuous production of Lehar’s glittering operetta The Merry Widow opened in Melbourne this week. Danielle de Niese takes the title role in her much awaited operatic debut in Australia. Sydney-siders will have to cool their heels until the production, directed and choroegraphed by Graeme Murphy, opens at the Sydney Opera House on New Year’s Eve 2017.Read More
Hearty congratulations to tenor Samuel Sakker who won first place in the finals of the Wagner Society’s 2017 Singing Competition which took place on 5 November 2017, at the Royal Overseas League in London.Read More
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir under Artistic Director Paul Dyer AO, have released a recording of their popular annual Noël! Noël! Christmas concert. This release was recorded live at St Francis of Assisi Church, Paddington NSW in December 2016 and is a Christmas celebration like only the charismatic Paul Dyer and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir can create.Read More