Violinist Rollin Zhao. Photo credit: James Ho. We are delighted to welcome violinist Rollin Zhao as our guest mentor for Episode 1. Rollin enjoys an extensive career as a performer and educator. A passionate ensemble musician, Rollin regularly plays with the Queensland, Sydney, and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) … Continue reading Episode 1 Guest Mentor: violinist Rollin Zhao
Episode 1: violinist Alicia Choo and pianist Chris Wang
L-R: Violinist Alicia Choo & pianist Chris Wang. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman The Talent is back in 2023! 3MBS is delighted to present live-to-air performances from twenty of Melbourne's most exciting young classical musicians with a line up that includes piano, strings, woodwinds, and voice. Host Heather Fletcher and season mentor Evan J Lawson will … Continue reading Episode 1: violinist Alicia Choo and pianist Chris Wang
Introducing composer/conductor Evan J Lawson, our regular mentor for Season 1
We're delighted to introduce our regular mentor for Season 1, composer and conductor Evan J. Lawson!
Watch The Talent Season 2 Finale Episode
Congratulations to finalists Jun Gardiner, Sophia Shaw, and Amanda Pang who performed on the Finale Episode of The Talent Season 2 2022 on Tuesday night. Mentors, Dean Sky-Lucas and Nicolette Fraillon were impressed by all performers on the night, awarding first place to cellist Jun Gardiner, and unable to separate violinist Sophia Shaw and pianist … Continue reading Watch The Talent Season 2 Finale Episode
Finale Episode: Jun Gardiner, Sophia Shaw, and Amanda Pang
We are delighted to announce our three finalists for Season 2 of 2022! Throughout the heat episodes, these three performers stood out to our mentors and they will perform again on Tuesday night before being placed into 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize. We welcome to the programme guest mentor conductor Nicolette Fraillon who joins our … Continue reading Finale Episode: Jun Gardiner, Sophia Shaw, and Amanda Pang
Episode 10: flautist Lily Bryant and pianist Devina Christi.
L-R: flautist Lily Bryant and pianist Devina Christi. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman With only two weeks until our season finale, the tenth and final heats episode of The Talent, Season 2 broadcasts live tomorrow night. Flautist Lily Bryant and Devina Christi will perform for our mentors Dean Sky-Lucas and Laila Engel with programmes featuring works … Continue reading Episode 10: flautist Lily Bryant and pianist Devina Christi.
Episode 9: pianists Dillon Chan and Yenny Jap.
L-R: pianists Yenny Jap and Dillon Chan. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman As we near the end of our second season for 2022, The Talent brings you a double-piano episode with performances from Dillon Chan and Yenny Jap. They will play piano works by composers including J.S.Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Vine. Dean Sky-Lucas will be joined … Continue reading Episode 9: pianists Dillon Chan and Yenny Jap.
Episode 8: violinist Felicia La’Forgue and Amanda Pang
L-R: pianist Amanda Pang and violinist Felicia La'Forgue. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman Episode 8 of The Talent will feature performances from violinist Felicia La'Forgue and pianist Amanda Pang. Felicia and Amanda will play for mentors Dean Sky-Lucas and Monica Curro, presenting programmes that include the music of Szymanoski and Scriabin. As we get closer to … Continue reading Episode 8: violinist Felicia La’Forgue and Amanda Pang
Episode 7: violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw
L-R: violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman If you enjoyed our first violin performance of the season last week, you're in for a treat tomorrow night when The Talent presents a double-violin episode! Our seventh episode of the season will feature performances from violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw. They will … Continue reading Episode 7: violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw
Episode 6: violinist Louise Turnbull and pianist Angela Yin
L-R: violinist Louise Turnbull and pianist Angela Yin. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman We're already halfway through Season 2! For our sixth episode we're delighted to welcome violinist Louise Turnbull (second place-winner of Season 1) and pianist Angela Yin. They will perform programmes featuring the music of Sibelius, Keith Humble, and J.S.Bach before receiving on-air feedback … Continue reading Episode 6: violinist Louise Turnbull and pianist Angela Yin