We are delighted to announce our three finalists for Season 2 of 2022! Throughout the heat episodes, these three performers stood out to our mentors and they will perform again on Tuesday night before being placed into 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize. We welcome to the programme guest mentor conductor Nicolette Fraillon who joins our … Continue reading Finale Episode: Jun Gardiner, Sophia Shaw, and Amanda Pang
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.
L-R: pianists Yenny Jap and Dillon Chan. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman As we near the end of our second season for 2022, The Talent brings you a double-piano episode with performances from Dillon Chan and Yenny Jap. They will play piano works by composers including J.S.Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Vine. Dean Sky-Lucas will be joined … Continue reading Episode 9: pianists Dillon Chan and Yenny Jap.
L-R: pianist Amanda Pang and violinist Felicia La'Forgue. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman Episode 8 of The Talent will feature performances from violinist Felicia La'Forgue and pianist Amanda Pang. Felicia and Amanda will play for mentors Dean Sky-Lucas and Monica Curro, presenting programmes that include the music of Szymanoski and Scriabin. As we get closer to … Continue reading Episode 8: violinist Felicia La’Forgue and Amanda Pang
L-R: violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman If you enjoyed our first violin performance of the season last week, you're in for a treat tomorrow night when The Talent presents a double-violin episode! Our seventh episode of the season will feature performances from violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw. They will … Continue reading Episode 7: violinists Scot Fan and Sophia Shaw
L-R: violinist Louise Turnbull and pianist Angela Yin. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman We're already halfway through Season 2! For our sixth episode we're delighted to welcome violinist Louise Turnbull (second place-winner of Season 1) and pianist Angela Yin. They will perform programmes featuring the music of Sibelius, Keith Humble, and J.S.Bach before receiving on-air feedback … Continue reading Episode 6: violinist Louise Turnbull and pianist Angela Yin
L-R: pianist Ben Fu and mezzo-soprano Hannah Kostros. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman We're approaching the half-way mark for this season of The Talent! Tonight, performances from mezzo-soprano Hannah Kostros and pianist Ben Fu with programmes featuring Schumann, Liszt, and Stravinsky. Continue reading to learn more about Hannah and Ben. Mezzo-soprano Hannah Kostros Mezzo-soprano Hannah KostrosPhoto … Continue reading Episode 5: mezzo-soprano Hannah Kostros and pianist Ben Fu
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
L-R: Cellist Jun Gardiner and bass-trombonist James Littlewood. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman Get ready to turn up the bass dial on your radio as our third episode of the season features the low frequencies of cellist Jun Gardiner and bass-trombonist James Littlewood. They will perform a range of repertoire including Benjamin Britten's Cello Sonata and … Continue reading Episode 3: cellist Jun Gardiner and bass-trombonist James Littlewood
L-R: Baritone Saxon O'Donnell and pianist Kane Chang. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman Our second episode of the season will feature performances from baritone Saxon O'Donnell and pianist Kane Chang. They will perform programmes including music from Schubert and Chopin, Vaughan Williams and Weissenberg before they each receive on air feedback from mentors Dean Sky Lucas … Continue reading Episode 2: baritone Saxon O’Donnell and pianist Kane Chang