Ngarra-Burria (‘To Listen, To Sing’) is a program instigated by Dharug composer and teacher Christopher Sainsbury in 2016 to encourage and enable indigenous composers to ‘create notated compositions and industry connections’.
83-year-old Astrud Gilberto gazes out of the window of her residence at the Society Hill Towers overlooking the Derwent River in Philadelphia; one of her cats lazily stretches on a rug, dappled by sunlight beaming in between the open curtains. On the walls of her home hang several paintings she has recently made, while photos of her two sons, João Marcelo and Gregory, standing with their wives and her grandchildren, enjoy pride of place on the mantle.
Born On This Day Classical
In the vast realm of classical music, the name Pablo Bruna may not be as widely recognized as some of his contemporaries. However, this Spanish composer of the Baroque era left an indelible mark on the music world with his exceptional organ compositions and his contributions to sacred music.
Contemporary Music Collective Programs
The Contemporary Music Collective remains a critical part of 2MBS Fine Music’s fine music. Two new programs join the eccentric and the talented: The Pounding System is presented by Clay Caplice, and Snail Radio by Danny Wild.
As It Happened Jazz Programs
2MBS Fine Music is committed to promoting Australian musicians with a focus on the young. On Saturday’s Emergent Jazz at 7:00pm, we present The Motion Quartet, a jazz group of significant talent from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Digital Arts Calendar
Die Stille Nacht is a beautiful concert of baroque works that turns the dark night of the soul into a blissful place. The ebony tones of bass-baritone David Greco blend perfectly with dark velvet strings, while, against them, the baroque flute of Melissa Farrow shines as delicately as a thin crescent of moonlight.
In the picturesque region of the Swabian Jura in Germany lies a cave that guards a profound secret dating back 40,000 years—a musical treasure that fundamentally reshapes our comprehension of human history.
Classical Live performance review News and Events
The touch was as light as a feather as American pianist Garrick Ohlsson teased the pianissimo opening out of Franz Schubert’s Impromptu in C minor, the first of his Opus 90 four impromptus. It set the scene for what was to be a wonderfully intimate recital at the City Recital Hall.