Still Oblique to the Pathétique

March 30, 2017

BY CAMPBELL BANKS   A confession: sometimes, when I am moping along a footpath through an oncoming rush of rage-inducing text-walkers, the gaudy jackets of […]

Between 8 and 9: Chamber Made Opera

March 29, 2017

A meeting is called to order. Seated around eight tables, with ‘dinner-table turntables’ or Lazy Susans, the audience is implicated in a protocol of encounters. […]

Star violinist: Dindin Wang, 11

March 28, 2017

BY STEPHANIE ESLAKE   At just 11 years old, Dindin Wang is a star violinist. She gave her first performance when she was 8 (just […]

Fem Belling at the Kew Court House

March 28, 2017

Backed by a 7-piece band of Melbourne finest musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, The Bamboos, and Angus and Julia Stone, Fem will perform songs […]

Con Fuoco: Emily Ampt, violin

March 25, 2017

Welcome to Con Fuoco, CutCommon’s interview series with emerging musicians in Australia.   Emily Ampt is the concertmaster of the brand new Western Sydney Youth […]

Geoffrey Parsons $6000 award for accompanists

March 25, 2017

BY CHRISTOPHER WAINWRIGHT   Australia’s longest and most significant prize celebrating the art of collaborative piano performance, The Geoffrey Parsons Award, will now become a […]

Melbourne Youth Orchestra turns 50!

March 25, 2017

Melbourne Youth Orchestra begins its 50th year celebrations with a thrilling program of drama, revolution and romance, directed by Chief Conductor Steven Hillinger. The program […]

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