It's the last heat episode of Season 1 of The Talent! Our first performer is violinist Louise Turnbull. Read more...
Thong is a third year Bachelor of Commerce and Music student at Monash University. Prior to entering Monash, Thong studied with Wendy McLean on piano and with Jennifer Chou on pipe organ. At Monash he has studied with Anthony Halliday and is currently under the tutelage of Dr Tomoe Kawabata.
Our guest mentor for tonight is contralto Liane Keegan! Born in Australia, Liane received scholarships from the Opera Foundation Australia, Shell Royal Covent Garden Scholarship which enabled her to study at the National Opera Studio London.
Kelsy De Prada is an emerging flute and piccolo player based in Melbourne. Aiming to inspire the next generation of musicians and audiences, her performances are characterised by a focus on beautiful sound and lyrical melodies.
Ukrainian-Australian violinist Markiyan Melnychenko has been described as “an artist of patrician sensibility, spectacular technique”, and “possessing an extraordinary combination of bravura, brains and elegance”. He is in demand as a soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue.
Chelsea started playing the violin at 5 years old. Since then, she has participated in a range of competitions including the South Eastern Music Festival where she won first prize, the Glenn Waverley, Manningham and Boroondara Eisteddfods.
Our guest mentor on The Talent tonight is renowned mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell.
Introducing our first performer for Episode 3 of The Talent, trombonist Kit Millais! Kit is a trombone performer, band leader and educator from Melbourne, Australia. He creates opportunities to showcase new artistic ideas and educational concepts to help innovate the music culture in the 21st century.
Introducing our first performer for Episode 2 of Season 1 of The Talent 2021: jazz vocalist Olivia Dacal.
The Talent's new presenter, Teddy Darling. We're pleased to introduce The Talent's new presenter, Teddy Darling! We caught up with Teddy to get to find out what they're looking forward to about presenting The Talent, what they love about classical music, and why they think fostering emerging artists is important. -- Teddy, thanks for sitting … Continue reading Announcing our new presenter: Teddy Darling!