Born On This Day Classical Uncategorized
In the vast symphonic landscape of the 19th century, one name that often gets overshadowed by giants like Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt is that of Ferdinand Hiller.
2MBS' Simon Moore can be found most years on Broadway. “Broadway is home to the pinnacle of the peak art form for musical theatre,” says Simon. He describes it with gusto saying that it offers “musical theatre in various flavours including outstanding and new work.”
Barry O'Sullivan CD Reviews Classical
Collaboration involves a group of people working together to complete a shared goal. This is a captivating journey through the realm of jazz. The album delivers a fresh perspective on a variety of compositional forms and innovative interpretations of well-known pop songs alongside some original compositions and arrangements from Jim Kelly and the vocalist Simone Waddell.
CD Reviews Classical
Latin American Piano Music presents the music of seven composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: one, Luis G Jordá, was born in Catalonia but spent most of his career in Mexico City; another, Ernesto Lecuona, was Cuban; the rest were Mexican.
Barry O'Sullivan Events Fine Music Magazine Jazz Magazine Upcoming concerts
The future of jazz will soon be heard at eighteen ear-opening concerts from 25 October through to 5 November in Sydney. The festival has everything, from the finest soul and jazz singers to cutting-edge instrumental jazz and anthemic alt-pop album launches, showcasing the most talented, inspiring, and creative musicians from home and abroad.
Emerging Artist Program Interviews
The 2MBS Fine Music Sydney Stefan Kruger Scholarship supports young, outstanding individuals further their career in the field of classical music. This annual scholarship is made possible through the generous bequest of passionate music lover, Dr Stefan Kruger.
As It Happened Classical
Franz Schubert's Winterreise is not only a musical masterpiece but also a work steeped in the profound emotions of the Romantic era. Composed in 1827, a mere year before Schubert's untimely death at the age of 31, Winterreise is a song cycle for voice and piano, set to 24 poems by Wilhelm Müller, telling the story of a young man who, after being rejected by his beloved, sets out on a winter journey.
Barry O'Sullivan CD Reviews Jazz
Driven by genre-fusing ardour, with the inclusion of warped, shaped sounds, the ethnic intrusions and Eastern tangents of vocalised rhythmic syllables (Konakol), with instruments plus electronics, Bungarribee jazz quartet leans on solid ground while moving in mysterious ways between music of the jazz-infused avant-garde and classical. Embracing different genres, grooves and intensities, they have released a lovely recording that embraces openheartedness and positive expression.
By 1866, when he was 47, Jacques Offenbach, although born in the Rhineland, had achieved his ambition to become a celebrated French composer. He began his campaign, not with a bang but a whimper, by persuading the Paris Opéra-Comique to produce his first operetta, Pascal et Chambord.
Born On This Day Classical
Clara Schumann was one of the most distinguished pianists and significant female composers of the Romantic era. She was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1819 to Friedrich Wieck, a piano teacher, and Marianne Wieck, a singer. Her father recognized her musical talent early on and began training her to be a child prodigy.