AEST: 05:56pm Thursday, 27th October
La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein
Offenbach's La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein) is your opera for this Wednesday night. Offenbach composed and prepared this work while La Vie parisienne was still playing in 1866, with the aim of a new work to be he...Read More
Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto
Vaughan Williams composed this work for tuba player Philip Catelinet, who performed as the soloist for it's debut in 1954 with the London Symphony Orchestra. Open hearing that Vaughan Williams wanted him to perform it, Catelinet stated that "as a mus...Read More
CD of the week
Agony and Ecstasy
Emma Matthews – renowned as the finest Australian soprano of her generation – unveils her triumphant third album: Agony and Ecstasy. Inspired by words from Verdi’s opera La Traviata, the album presents a rich and timeless journey through the many … Continued
Box Set of the Month
Jochum’s Complete Orchestral Recordings for Deutsche Grammaphon
30 years after his death, DG commemorates the quintessential Kapellmeister with a 42-CD set of Complete DG Orchestral Recordings presented in original jackets. In addition to the complete symphonic cycles of Bruckner (the first ever complete recorded cycle), Beethoven and … Continued
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