Classical Fine Music Magazine Program Highlights
Sunday 13 March, 8:30pm, in New Horizons, Charles Barton brings you a program from Paul Cooke that airs the work of a number of female composers, including Australians Felicity Wilcox, Andrea Keller and Corinna Bonshek. [[Read Catherine Peake's article acknowledging International Women's Day in the March issue of Fine Music Magazine.
Jazz Jazz After Hours Program Highlights
Mar 12th - Late-night Sundays and Mondays bring something special to the week. From 10pm, this week it is Deborah Evans on Sunday 13th and Gail Monjo on Monday 14th. Catch them with jazz to engage, relax and refresh. Deborah brings the music of Larry Adler, performing with a celebrity list, including Sting, Peter Gabriel, Lisa Stansfield, Elton John, Carly Simon, and more. Gail Monjo will be celebrating Aretha Franklin’s birthday, including her magnificent voice on a few standards Skylark, Unforgettable and Love For Sale.
Jazz Jazz On Wednesdays Program Highlights
Mar 7th - Jazz On Wednesdays brings you the magic of world jazz. At noon and 7:00pm on Mar 9th, the feature musician will be Zakir Hussain and his album The Best Of Zakir. Jazz Sketches at noon with Robert Vale and Planet Jazz at 7pm with Xavier Bichon. 9th March - Born this day in 1951, Zakir Hussain is a classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have established him … …
CD Reviews James Nightingale
This double CD features music by a lesser-known Dutch composer, Hendrik Andriessen, who had a brother and two sons who were also composers, one of the sons being much more famous than any of the others. Andriessen had a long career as an organist and composer and this recording is a welcome introduction to his orchestral music.
In Conversation Interviews Program Highlights Simon Moore
Mar 2nd - A regular director with Opera Australia, Constantine Costi was responsible last year for the triumphant production of La Traviata on Sydney Harbour. He’s worked with other leading Australian arts companies including Pinchgut Opera and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, and is co-artistic director of Red Line Productions at Sydney’s Old Fitz. Simon Moore spoke with Con in the lead up to him taking on Halevy’s La Juive with Opera Australia, to be performed on these shores for the first time.
Nigel Butterley OAM, the Sydney composer, has died at the age of 86. Having learned to play the piano at the age of 5, Butterley attended Sydney Grammar. In those days, Grammar had no music department, and the young musician had to turn to the Conservatorium for tuition. After a spell in London, studying under Ivy Priaulx Rainier, Butterley returned to Australia.