CD of the Week (12 – 16 October)

Fiona Joy Hawkins, Moving Through Worlds

Composer, Pianist and Vocalist Fiona Joy Hawkins presents her new album Moving Through Worlds. 

An ethereal and evocative mix of piano with instrumentation and voice, Moving Through Worlds is an explanation of ‘NOW’…. water, fire, climate change, survival and the vanishing of souls into Continue reading “CD of the Week (12 – 16 October)”

CD of the Week (5 – 9 October)

James Bond: The Essential Movie Themes

International Cellist, Dave Loew presents his new album – James Bond: The Essential Movie Themes.

Over 50 years and 27 films have produced some of the most celebrated compositions from Paul McCartney, Adele, Monty Norman, Shirley Bassey, Bill Conti and John Barry.

Goldfinger, Continue reading “CD of the Week (5 – 9 October)”

CD of the Week (31 August – 4 September)

Ironwood, Farrenc & Saint-Saëns: Romantic Dreams

Acclaimed period-instrument ensemble Ironwood revive the sounds of the French Romantic through works by Louise Farrenc and Camille Saint-Saëns. These wonderful piano quintets provide contrasting glimpses of the rapidly changing tastes of mid-19th-century Paris, from the Schubertian Classicism in Farrenc’s piece to Saint-Saëns’ incredible Continue reading “CD of the Week (31 August – 4 September)”

CD of the Week (8 – 12 June)

Cameron Lam, The Art of Disappearing

Composer Cameron Lam, Fine Music Sydney’s 2018 Stefan Kruger scholar, presents his fourth portrait album, The Art of Disappearing, a full song cycle plumbing the emotional depths of Sarah Holland-Batt’s poetry.

Performed by Australian contemporary music champion mezzo soprano Jenny Duck-Chong, together with the Continue reading “CD of the Week (8 – 12 June)”

CD of the Week (30 March – 3 April)

Frances Madden, Beautiful World

Frances Madden, winner of our 2016 Stefan Kruger scholarship, returns with her second studio album, Beautiful World, a gorgeous album of jazz-infused melodies.

Set within a landscape of luscious arrangements, Frances delivers heartfelt, engaging and captivating songs filled with stories and lyrics that are inspiring, uplifting, Continue reading “CD of the Week (30 March – 3 April)”