Review: Planet Earth II: Live in Concert brings nature to life with the SSO and Eric Bana

Having just wrapped up its four city Australian tour, Planet Earth II: Live in Concert brought together Symphony Orchestras from around the country to present, live, the music from the acclaimed nature series of the same name. Accompanied by images from the series, and live narration from Australian actor Eric Bana, the night sounds like a surprising proposition – but one that was informed by the success of its predecessor, which toured in a similar fashion for some ten years.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Sydney Festival’s Aquasonic is an exercise in extreme music

Danish group Between Music’s Aquasonic was one of the more intriguing inclusions in this year’s Sydney Festival program. Billed as the ‘world’s first underwater band’, the group performs with purpose-built instruments while completely submerged. The team apparently developed the show for over a decade, generating optimal conditions for water acoustics and creating the soundscapes.... Read More | Share it now!

Brisbane Festival Interview: Composer Robert Davidson talks about The Singing Politician

Taking the words out of our Prime Ministers’ mouths and merging them seamlessly together over of stirring music, The Singing Politician is the classical performance you didn’t know you wanted to see. From Menzies’ ‘Declaration of War’ to Whitlam’s ‘Well May We Say,’ and even a possible appearance from Donald Trump, Brisbane’s Topology and The Australian Voices have come together to create a powerful music performance unlike anything you’ve heard before.... Read More | Share it now!

Win a double pass to see The China National Symphony Orchestra in Sydney

The China National Symphony Orchestra will dazzle Australian music-lovers with a one-night-only performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Monday 23 October. Over 100 musicians make up this exceptional orchestra under the baton of the CNSO’s world-renowned chief conductor Maestro Li Xincao. The concert also features violinist Lü Siqing, the first Asian prizewinner of the Paganini Competition.... Read More | Share it now!