Our first performer for Episode 6 of The Talent next week is percussionist Therese Ng!
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.
Our second performer on Episode 1 of The Talent is pianist Brian Luo. He'll be performing Chopin's Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, and Liszt's Etudes d'exécution transcendante, S. 139 No. 4 ("Mazeppa").
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!
The Talent is back for 2021, and we're delighted to announce that returning to the resident mentor's chair for Season 1 is pianist Dr Kenji Fujimura! Kenji is an internationally-acclaimed pianist and chamber musician. His CDs include William Hurlstone Complete Piano Music (Toccata Classics), Romantic Piano Trios (Divine Art) and English Piano Trios (Divine Art) with … Continue reading Season 1 Mentor: Dr Kenji Fujimura
Tonight on In Performance, we're continuing the Young Performer Summer Series with a performance by flautist Gabriella Alberti with pianist Leigh Harrold. They'll be presenting a gorgeous programme of flute repertoire by Dutilleux, Le Gallienne, and Karg-Elert.
Pianist James He. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman Our next catch-up is with pianist James He. James appeared on The Talent in 2018 with a programme of Bach and Chopin. It's been a challenging year for him, but in our chat he tells us how, though lockdown has taken its toll, he's still been busy, and … Continue reading Catching up with…pianist James He