Peter Sculthorpe, named Australia’s greatest composer by Limelight Magazine shortly after his death in August 2014, had a long and fruitful relationship with ABC Classics. In this deluxe box set, the ABC recordings of his music are brought together for the first time to form a remarkable tribute to one of the world’s great composers.
World-class opera in a spectacular setting: Opera Australia’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns with Madama Butterfly. Puccini’s masterpiece is one of opera’s greatest tragic tales, with glorious music – including the ‘Humming Chorus’ and ‘Un bel dì’ – to match.
In a career spanning several decades, Roger Woodward has established himself as one of the most revered and adventurous pianists of our time.In this new collection, ABC Classics presents over 7 hours of recordings, many of them never heard before, bringing together seminal interpretations of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic repertoire alongside rare recordings of contemporary works.
All the music you’ll need for Christmas, in one three-CD set – featuring three bonus festive recipes.CD 1 – Christmas Concerto