Music


Australian cities boast a rich culture of music embracing the entire gamut of musical tastes.

Sydney:

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Mozart with differences: Fraser Beath McEwing report from New York

April 21, 2017 by  

My reviews usually come from the Sydney Opera House but this time I’m reporting from Carnegie Hall in New York on a J-Wire special assignment.

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Klezmatics and David Krakauer heading to Australia

April 16, 2017 by  

In news for lovers of Jewish music, Sydney is set to thrill to a double dose of the finest international world music stars in the genre.

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Forbidden Music: Composers banned by the Third Reich

April 7, 2017 by  

Continuing a series by Stevie Whitmont of music banned by the Nazis…this month features Adolf Busch (1891-1952).

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A night of rich rewards…a music review by Fraser Beath McEwing

March 30, 2017 by  

A blend of Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss provided an uplifting SSO concert last night. I dips me lid to the programmers.

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Uncommon music for the common man…a music review by Fraser Beath McEwing

March 15, 2017 by  

Calling its program ‘Symphony for the Common Man’, the SSO presented music by Ford, Rachmaninov and Copeland in an interesting mix of Australian, Russian and American composers, writes Fraser Beath McEwing.

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