We are delighted to announce that our finalists for Season 1 of 2023 are flautist Issie Brown, baritone Daniel Felton, and pianist Catherine Zhu! The three finalists will perform again during our finale episode on Tuesday 30th of May before being placed into 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize by resident mentor Evan J Lawson and … Continue reading Finalist announcement
Episode 7 Guest Mentors: pianist, harpsichordist, and countertenor Dean Sky-Lucas and flautist Melissa Doecke
L-R: Dean Sky-Lucas and Melissa Doecke This week we are delighted to welcome not just one, but two guest mentors to the programme! Filling in for regular Evan Lawson while he is on holiday is Season 2 2022 resident mentor - pianist, harpsichordist, and countertenor Dean Sky-Lucas. Sitting in the guest mentor chair, we welcome … Continue reading Episode 7 Guest Mentors: pianist, harpsichordist, and countertenor Dean Sky-Lucas and flautist Melissa Doecke
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 4: flautists Jenna Choi and Jenny Fan
L-R: Flautists Jenna Choi and Jenny Fan. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman This week on The Talent is a double-flute bill featuring performances from flautists Jenna Choi and Jenny Fan. With works from Debussy, Sancan, Franck, and Prokofiev - Jenna and Jenny will each perform live before receiving on-air feedback from Dean Sky-Lucas and guest mentor … Continue reading Episode 4: flautists Jenna Choi and Jenny Fan
Episode 5: pianist Lesley Yim
Pianist Lesley Yim. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman We're halfway through Season 1 of The Talent 2022! Joining us this week on Episode 5 will be pianist Lesley Yim, performing for us works by Liszt. Unfortunately our second performer for the show, flautist Jenna Choi, has had to withdraw from the programme. Instead, we're going to … Continue reading Episode 5: pianist Lesley Yim
Episode 3 Guest Mentor: flautist Melissa Doeke
Flautist Melissa Doeke Our next guest mentor for Episode 3 is flautist Melissa Doeke! Creativity, diversity and communicating a love of music are at the core of Melissa Doecke’s artistic practise as a flute soloist, chamber musician and Co-Artistic Director of Inventi Ensemble. Her many achievements include being awarded the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Contemporary Masters … Continue reading Episode 3 Guest Mentor: flautist Melissa Doeke
Episode 3: flautist Issie Brown and pianist Nicholas Khong
L-R: Flautist Issie Brown and pianist Nicholas Khong. Photo credit for Issie Brown: Daniel Spellman Episode 3 of Season 1 of The Talent 2022 is here! Performing on the programme this week is flautist Issie Brown and pianist Nicholas Khong. You'll hear them perform live to air a wonderful programme, and then receive immediate feedback … Continue reading Episode 3: flautist Issie Brown and pianist Nicholas Khong
Episode 7: flautist Kelsy de Prada
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.
Catching up with…flautist Jennifer Timmins
Flautist Jennifer Timmins. Photo credit: William Zhang Flautist Jennifer Timmins was our first prizewinner on Season 1 of The Talent 2019. An active performer, during lockdown she performed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall alongside pianist Leigh Harrold. Jennifer is also no stranger to 3MBS and as well as performing on The Talent has played live … Continue reading Catching up with…flautist Jennifer Timmins
Catching up with…flautist Adam Richardson
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.