The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra marks 25 years of music-making with their new studio recording Brandenburg Celebrates – the latest of many acclaimed albums on ABC Classics that have included five ARIA-Award winners.
Heard This and Thought of You presents music written across half a millennium and two hemispheres, performed by James Crabb (classical accordion) and Genevieve Lacey (recorders). The album comes with a handsomely crafted booklet including written reflections on these stunning performances by Australian writers including Michael Leunig and Helen Garner.
ARIA Award-winning Australian pianist Gerard Willems presents an essential album of the enchanting piano music of Edvard Grieg.
The Classic 100, ABC Classic FM’s annual survey of listener favourites, is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the Australian musical calendar. This 12CD boxed set presents the best of the best: the top ten and selected highlights from six of the most popular Classic 100 collections.
The didgeridoo is recognised around the world as an iconic part of the traditional music of Indigenous Australia, its rich, full tones seeming to evoke the breadth of the land itself. This album is a celebration of that ancient voice, and the music it has inspired from Australia’s great composers.