As the live-performance scene in Australia reawakens Piera has joined the roster of Artist Bookings Agency and become a member of the Victorian Opera Chorus.
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.
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 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
Applications for The Talent Season 1 2020 are now open, so if you’re an emerging musician who is keen to perform on live radio, make sure you apply! Here are some FAQs about what we do at The Talent and how to apply to audition.
Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Photo credit: Cameron Jamieson It's time for another catch-up, this time with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Elizabeth appeared on The Talent this time last year, with another one of our performers, pianist Sam Colcheedas. In our chat, Elizabeth tells us how this year has given her the opportunity to learn new skills with … Continue reading Catching up with…mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter
With lockdown extending over the coming weeks in Melbourne, we thought it would be a good opportunity to catch up with The Talent's performers from over the years and see what they've been up to.
Ever listened to The Talent and wondered how our mentors got to be where they are today? Well, soon you'll be able to find out! We're excited to announce that episode 1 of our brand new podcast Ask the Mentor is dropping this Friday in The Talent's podcast feed! We'd like to say a big thank you to … Continue reading Episode 1: Ask the Mentor Podcast // Cellist Josephine Vains