The music played at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II yesterday in Britain was a stirring and integral part of the ceremony. Alongside traditional service hymns were some of Queen Elizabeth's personal favourite compositions. We have gathered a full playlist of all the music that featured during the main procession, the funeral service at Westminster Abbey, and the Committal Service at Windsor Castle on Monday 19 September, 2022.
Digital Arts Calendar
The Song Company with the generous support of the Silo Collective have commissioned First Nations’ composers Elizabeth Sheppard and Sonya Holowell to create an a cappella program for 7 singers – Songs From The Heart – a unique and thoughtful musical reaction to the 2017 Uluru Statement from the Heart.
CD of the Week
Duet features recordings of Tamara Anna Cislowska with studio guests from her popular radio program featuring 24 guest artists including Ben Folds, Karin Schaupp, Erin Helyard, Garrick Ohlsson and William Barton, in a rich kaleidoscope of musical colours from cello to saxophone, celeste to ophicleide and trumpet to didgeridoo.
Jazz Jazz On Wednesdays Program Highlights
17th Sep: Jazz On Wednesdays brings you the magic of world jazz, this week featuring the Antonio Mazzei Trio and their recent album Casa. Listen to Jazz Sketches with Robert Vale at noon, and Planet Jazz with Xavier Bichon at 7pm.
In Conversation Interviews Simon Moore
14/9 - Naseema Sparks AM is an experienced company director whose passion for the arts led her to take on key leadership roles at board level in organisations such as the Sydney Biennale and the Sydney Dance Company. Now chair of Sydney Living Museums and Music in the Regions, one of our newest arts organisations, she has said “the arts is my balance, it’s good for the soul”, which is a sentiment we can all agree with! In this conversation,
Fine Music Magazine
The September issue of the 2MBS Fine Music Sydney Magazine has just been released. This month Virginia Ginnane talked to the 2019 Winner of the 2MBS Fine Music’s inaugural Ken Weatherly Jazz Scholarship, Kate Wadey, about her third album, the song-writing collaboration with the musicians she works with, and the relief of coming out of lockdown. Our cover features Ensemble Offspring’s Listen Up!, a micro festival of new music at the National Art School in Darlinghurst this month.
2MBS Presenter Tom Forrester-Paton on holiday in Italy and ticking off a few bucket list items - at la Scala to hear a recital by Lithuanian soprano Asmik Grigorian of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff songs, and then a day trip from Milan to Cremona to see the violin museum.