AEST: 11:19pm Wednesday, 7th October
For years talented young French composers competed annually for Le Prix de Rome - the most prestigious award in French music. But it eluded some big-name composers, and when the judges failed Ravel at his fourth attempt a huge scandal erupted. In thi...Read More
Wagner features tonight on Wednesday Night at the opera as we hear Tannhauser. Composed in 1845, the work is based on two German legends - that of the Tannhauser, and of the song contest at Wartburg. This performance features Cheryl Studer (soprano),...Read More
CD of the week
The latest release from Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez celebrates all things Italian, with a collection of charming popular classics.
Florez has enjoyed great success on stage as an operatic tenor, and has now also developed a bestse...Read More
Listen to Intermezzo weekdays at 4:30pm for a daily chance to win the CD of the Week courtesy of Thomas’ music. To win the CD of the Week you need to be a subscriber who hasn’t won in the last 3 months. All CDs must be collected from Thomas' Music, Bourke st, Melbourne.