Monthly Archives: September 2011

Australian String Quartet: Sunset and Farewell at City Recital Hall

Last night marked, in a sense, the passing of yet another string quartet, with the final subscription concert of the Australian String Quartet in its current form. But, stay the starting tear, for the final performances of the ASQ with … Continue reading

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@MusicaVivaAU 2012 Season: What should we make of it?

What should potential subscribers make of the 2012 Musica Viva programs? Has Artistic Director Carl Vine and his team got it right? Does anyone care? (That latter possibility would be terrible; if nobody cares, then it most certainly is all … Continue reading

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ALL IN A GOOD CAUSE: AUSTRALIAN DOCTORS’ ORCHESTRA Sydney Town Hall, Sunday 18 September

Those in the medical profession, it is said, like two things: good red wine and music. While there was no red wine on show this past Sunday, there was a great display of the profession’s love of music. And their, … Continue reading

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