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
Violinist Sarah Curro. Photo credit: Kylie Supski. Our guest mentor for Episode 1 tonight is violinist Sarah Curro! Sarah graduated in 1994 from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music where she was winner of the Conservatorium Medal for Excellence. After winning the Dorcas McLean Traveling Scholarship for Violinists in 1997 she studied, and then taught, at … Continue reading Episode 1 Guest Mentor: violinist Sarah Curro
L-R: Cellist Isaac Lee and violinist Louise Turnbull. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman The Talent is back for 2022! We're thrilled to be able to showcase twenty of Melbourne's most fantastic emerging musicians. This season will see a wide range of musicians, from baritone to strings, flute to marimba and piano. Each week, two emerging musicians … Continue reading Episode 1: cellist Isaac Lee and violinist Louise Turnbull
Violinist Leon Fei. It's the last episode of this season of the Young Performer Summer Series! Tonight, we'll hear from our final performer of the season, violinist Leon Fei, who came third on The Talent in Season 1 2019, and recently performed to great acclaim at the 3MBS Tchaikovsky Marathon. Just 17 years old, Leon … Continue reading Violinist Leon Fei // Young Performer Summer Series
It's the last heat episode of Season 1 of The Talent! Our first performer is violinist Louise Turnbull. Read more...
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.
Episode 6 of Ask the Mentor is out now! On this final episode of Season 1 of Ask the Mentor, violinist Sarah Curro answers your questions, shares her musical journey and gives her three pieces of advice she wishes someone had told her before embarking on a musical career. Along the way, she tells us how … Continue reading Episode 6: Ask the Mentor Podcast // violinist Sarah Curro