Episode 7: flautist Issie Brown and pianist Thea Lukito

L-R: flautist Issie Brown and pianist Thea Lukito After a break last week, The Talent returns to its regular programming on Tuesday night. Heather Fletcher will be joined by mentors - flautist Melissa Doecke and 2022 favourite Dean Sky Lucas, to hear performances from emerging flautist Issie Brown and pianist Thea Lukito. Issie and Thea … Continue reading Episode 7: flautist Issie Brown and pianist Thea Lukito

Episode 6 Guest Mentor: violinist Ivana Tomášková

Violinist Ivana Tomášková This week we welcome violinist Ivana Tomášková as guest mentor for Episode 6. Born in Czechoslovakia Ivana  is a graduate of the Conservatorium in Brno and the Tchaikovsky Conservatorium in Moscow. In 1992 she completed her Master of Music at the Prague Music Academy. With a wide repertoire as a soloist and as member of several chamber music ensembles, she has … Continue reading Episode 6 Guest Mentor: violinist Ivana Tomášková

Episode 6: violinist Chloe Shieh and Meraki Duo

L-R: violinist Chloe Shieh and Meraki Duo. For our sixth episode we're delighted to welcome violinist Chloe Shieh and, pianists Lesley Yim & Winnie Kuo of Meraki Duo. They will perform programmes featuring the music of J.S.Bach, Schubert, Smetana, and Prokofiev before receiving on-air feedback from mentors Evan J Lawson and Ivana Tomaskova. Continue reading … Continue reading Episode 6: violinist Chloe Shieh and Meraki Duo

Episode 5: cellist Zachary Shieh and pianist Samuel Lee

L-R: cellist Zachary Shieh and pianist Samuel Lee. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman This week's episode marks the halfway point for our heats episodes this season. Heather and Evan will be joined by guest mentor - cellist Molly Kadarauch, to hear performances from cellist Zachary Shieh and pianist Samuel Lee. Continue reading to learn more about … Continue reading Episode 5: cellist Zachary Shieh and pianist Samuel Lee

Episode 4: boy soprano Anderson Mokyiu and pianist Warren Kusuma

L-R: Boy soprano Anderson Mokyiu and pianist Warren Kusuma. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman This week's episode will feature performances from boy soprano Anderson Mokyiu and pianist Warren Kusuma. Their programmes will feature works from composers including Mozart and Mahler, Beethoven and Kats-Chernin. Continue reading to learn more about Anderson and Warren. Boy soprano Anderson Mokyiu … Continue reading Episode 4: boy soprano Anderson Mokyiu and pianist Warren Kusuma

Episode 3 Guest Mentor: harpist Marshall McGuire

Harpist Marshall McGuire. We are excited to welcome harpist and programmer Marshall McGuire as guest mentor for Episode 3! Marshall McGuire is one of Australia’s leading performers, with a special interest in baroque and contemporary music. In 2021, the album ‘Bower’ recorded with Genevieve Lacey, was awarded the ARIA Award for Best Classical Album.  He’s … Continue reading Episode 3 Guest Mentor: harpist Marshall McGuire

Episode 3: pianist Kingsley Hsu and harpist Audrey Chen

L-R: Harpist Audrey Chen and pianist Kingsley Hsu. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman The episode that has our sound engineers the most excited has arrived as Audrey Chen brings her harp into the 3MBS studio tomorrow night. Audrey will perform after pianist Kingsley Hsu before each performer receives live to air feedback from Evan Lawson and … Continue reading Episode 3: pianist Kingsley Hsu and harpist Audrey Chen

Episode 2 Guest Mentor: cellist Paul Zabrowarny

Cellist Paul Zabrowarny. On this week's episode, we welcome cellist Paul Zabrowarny as our guest mentor. Paul Zabrowarny performs frequently as a cellist with Inventi Ensemble and has appeared as a guest musician with Syzygy Ensemble, Quartz String Quartet and the Melbourne Chamber Players. As an orchestral musician, he regularly works with Orchestra Victoria and … Continue reading Episode 2 Guest Mentor: cellist Paul Zabrowarny