The relationship between trees and people goes right back to the forests of the first humans, and our ambivalent engagement with trees can be traced through to the here and now, via fairy tales, mythology, and science.
But this relationship begins afresh for each one of us in childhood.
Marshall McGuire is renowned as one of the finest Australian musicians of his generation. In celebration of his 50th birthday and his distinguished career, ABC Classics releases a 2-CD album featuring some of his most acclaimed recordings to accompany an Australia-wide tour in 2015.
In a powerful and poignant album that will become an essential accompaniment to reflections on war during 2015, Australian legend Peter Cundall reads the great war poetry, set to musical reactions to war and strife.
Acclaimed Australian period-instrument ensemble Ironwood and internationally renowned horn player Anneke Scott present a disc celebrating the music of Mozart, and exploring the composers who were seduced by its beauty, inspired by its innovation – and who crafted their own music around its most...
Sugar plums and snowflakes, dreams and spells –The Nutcracker is one of the world’s best-loved ballets, and this production by Peter Wright is one of the most enchanting stagings ever created. The Australian Ballet shines in this charming classic.