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Belinda Gehlert – Zephyr Quartet

On Sunday December 2nd, Adelaide has a chance to hear a new piece of orchestral music. However, this piece of music is not by just one composer, but many. The Adelaide Youth Strings  Orchestra co-wrote this new piece with the Zephyr Quartet and will be performing it at their End of Year Concert, 3pm at Elder Hall.

Ewart Shaw spoke to Belinda Gehlert of the Zephyr Quartet about the process of creating this piece. Ewart begins the interview by asking Belinda if this unusual approach to creating music was a hallmark of the Zephyrs.

From Russia with love

Russia’s Moscow Novaya Opera is bringing OperaMania to Adelaide next year. With a wonderful selection of music by the world’s most celebrated composers including Tchaikovsky, Puccini, Mozart, and Johann Strauss, OperaMania is a treat for music lovers.

Alan Brissenden spoke to Anothony Steel about the show.

OperaMania plays in Adelaide from 4 – 5 April 2013. Tickets are available from the Adelaide Festival Theatre website.



SCALA – Heath Anthony

Heath Anthony popped into the studio to talk to Cath Kenneally and play two of his songs – ‘Early Morning Flight’ and ‘Sailor’s Grave’. Both of these songs are on his EP which will be on sale at Higher Ground this Thursday.

Shaw Fire – Laramie Project, Tamara Anna Cislowska, Rich Batsford

Ewart Shaw reccomends The Laramie Project – Ten Years Later @ Higher Ground, directed by award winning Adelaide director Charles Sanders with compelling performances from a fine local cast. He tones up on Piano Phasing with Tamara Anna Cislowska, performing tomorrow Oct 14th @ Adelaide Town Hall with 60 pianists in Australia’s largest mass piano performance as part of Soundstream 2012. Ewart chats to pianist Rich Batsford about his music and upcoming performance @ COMA at the Wheatsheaf Monday Oct 15th.

The Laramie Project – Ten Years Later Oct 13 & 14th @ Higher Ground

Piano Phasing


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The Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus

Fran Verrall, President of The Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus talks to Cath Kenneally about choirs history, mission and membership and their new work.

Flamenco with Aloysius Leeson

Aloysius Leeson talks to Julia Wakefield about his addiction.. to flamenco. So addicted in fact he had to perform live while he was here.

Aloysius Leeson, Mike Bevan and Doug De Vries will perform at the  Nexus Multicultural Centre as part of the World Music series, Friday 14th from 8pm.

Heather Frahn with CD Be the Change

Famous local singer Heather Frahn got her first radio interview on Arts Breakfast at age 15. Now in her thirties, she’s here again with her latest CD Be the Change, launching on September 8.