Congratulations to finalists Jun Gardiner, Sophia Shaw, and Amanda Pang who performed on the Finale Episode of The Talent Season 2 2022 on Tuesday night. Mentors, Dean Sky-Lucas and Nicolette Fraillon were impressed by all performers on the night, awarding first place to cellist Jun Gardiner, and unable to separate violinist Sophia Shaw and pianist … Continue reading Watch The Talent Season 2 Finale Episode
Hannah Shin is a Bachelor of Music (Hons) student at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, studying with Glenn Riddle. She has won numerous prizes in international competitions.
Praised for her “Melting vocal technique” (Operachaser) and “Expressive largesse” (Limelight magazine), Esther Counsel is an emerging young spinto soprano.
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.
16 year old Ben Fu was born in China, beginning piano studies at the age of 7. He is now a Year 10 student of Patterson River Secondary College.
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!
Soprano Rachael Joyce. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman It's Episode 2 of our new Young Performer Summer Series on In Performance! Tonight's performance will be by the winner of Season 2 of The Talent 2019, soprano Rachael Joyce, with associate artist Ed Chan. Rachael has just finished her Honours year in Classical Voice at Monash University, after completing … Continue reading Soprano Rachael Joyce // Young Performer Summer Series
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.
Today's catch-up is with violinist Gilda Ferrie. Gilda was our very first performer on Season 2 of The Talent in 2018, and took out third place alongside winner Dindin Wang and second prizewinner Clancy McLeod. In our chat Gilda tells us of the challenges COVID has presented as a performer who is still at school, as … Continue reading Catching up with…violinist Gilda Ferrie
Episode 5 is now live! On this episode of Ask the Mentor, percussionist and composer Eugene Ughetti answers your questions, shares his musical journey and gives his three pieces of advice he wishes someone had told him before embarking on a musical career. Along the way, he tells us how it was a visit from … Continue reading Episode 5: Ask the Mentor Podcast // Percussionist and Composer Eugene Ughetti