Marking 20 years since the family movie Babe first appeared on cinema screens, ABC Classics presents a brand new recording of the orchestral soundtrack, conducted by the score’s original composer Nigel Westlake.
ABC Classics presents the original soundtrack to the compelling new ABC TV mini-series The Secret River, based on Kate Grenville’s best-selling novel – an epic tragedy from the hidden heart of Australia’s foundation story.
Graceful and elegant, joyously exuberant, witty and wise, innocent yet sophisticated, hauntingly eloquent, deeply passionate and irresistibly beautiful. The solo piano music of Francis Poulenc reveals a world of emotion, intellect and variety.
“Mooroolbark” is the name given to my home town by the Wurundjeri people (“moorool” meaning great water and “bik” meaning place). They lived in the area, which is about 37 km east of Melbourne, for around 50,000 years before I arrived.
In The Fairy Queen, two artistic geniuses met. The scenario is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; the music is by Henry Purcell, the greatest English composer of his day.
25,000 music fans descended on Sydney's Domain to be part of a once in a lifetime experience - a huge concert and radio event where the very best Australian musicians assembled to perform incredible one off performances...
Brit-Award-winning, Grammy- and ARIA- nominated saxophonist Amy Dickson presents her new ABC Classics album Island Songs, featuring world-premiere recordings of concertos by three of Australia’s most renowned composers: Brett Dean, Ross Edwards...