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Latest News - Final MMus Recital

This Thursday, 23 October, Megan will be performing in her final MMus recital at the Michael Tippet Centre at 7:30pm, following colleague Claire Sawyer’s piano recital at 6:30pm. 29 more words

Music at Melbourne Festival 2014

So the Melbourne Festival is happening this month and I thought I might make a list of some music events that I could go to. There is quite a handful of popular music acts including… 198 more words

Arcadia Quintet

Beethoven - Piano Sonata 1 in f, Op. 2/1 (1795)

In his exceptional analysis, pianist András Schiff explains that, although Beethoven took very little from Mozart, he took much from Haydn, in particular how to build a work from small cells, and how to integrate and sustain asymmetry against symmetry. 136 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Haydn: Il monda della luna, English Touring Opera 17th October 2014

Poor Papa Haydn does get a bad press for his operas. Much like Beethoven, it seems that you’re allowed to be a master at symphonies, sonatas and quartets but God help you if you then decide that you’ll turn your hand to that most august of mediums, opera. 1,318 more words

Opera (staged)

Weekend Classical Music: Mozart & Haydn, Jeunehomme

Alexandre Tharaud returns with this well known piano concertos by Mozart and Haydn. Tharaud plays again with the chamber orchestra Les Violon du Roy conducted by Bernard Labadie. 15 more words

New Album

Il low brow mondo della luna (ETO at Hackney Empire, 17 October 2014)

Surprisingly effective silly selenar shenaningas with English Touring Opera in the heart of Hackney. Ever been to Hackney Central? No? You’re not missing anything. I used to live on the Bus 254 route and passed by all the time but the shabbiness of the area never enticed me to step inside. 742 more words

Live Performances

Handel and Haydn Society: Brilliance

As I mentioned earlier this week, last Friday I had the opportunity to see a fantastic performance by the Handel and Haydn Society - Baroque Fireworks… 336 more words