A message from his Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor General of Australia, ahead of the Sydney International Online Piano Competition this July 2021.
How does it feel to win the 2021 The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Angel Award? When I found out that I had been nominated for the Award I was pretty surprised, the nomination would have been terrific in itself.
Where in the world are you now? What’s going on? Yu: I’m in Salzburg, Austria, where I have been studying at the Mozarteum University.
Where in the world are you now? How have you been using this time while not performing and staying at home? Tony: I’ve been back in Sydney for a few months now and strangely enough, this has been the longest period of time I’ve been home in years.
Where in the world are you now? What’s going on? Dinara: I'm now in London.
By Ara Vartoukian OAM | Director & Concert Technician | Theme & Variations Piano Services Walking through the forest and looking at the wood is the first step in the long journey from tree to piano.
Many Sydney-siders will know Dr Nicholas Milton as the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir – a position he has held since 2001.
Like her stage persona, Olga Kern’s career sparkles with incredible competition wins and performances with international orchestras and artists.
How are you using this time of social distancing and venue lockdowns? Taken up anything new? Learning new works? Kevin Chow: I have been using this extra time to learn new repertoire such as various works of Bach and Prokofiev.
Anna Geniushene and Lucas Thomazinho hail from opposite ends of the world – Anna from Moscow in Russia and Lucas from São Paulo in Brazil.