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Illuminations: 70 Years of Musica Viva

Adele Schonhardt unfolds the history of this Australian institution.

Feature Articles

March 3, 2015

Few pianists of recent years have become quite such a legend in their own lifetime as Grigory Sokolov. His artistry has attracted comparison with the great “golden age” Russian pianists of the earlier 20th century; yet the breadth of his repertoi...Read More

Program Highlights

March 20, 2015

The VSO Story continues with the second episode exploring the years of growth in Melbourne's much loved arts institution. Missed the first two episodes? Listen again here....Read More


Widely recognised as the finest flautist performing on the world stage today, Emmanuel Pahud has joined forces with the Kammerorchester Basel for his new album of flute concertos by composers from the time of the French Revolution, revealing how the ...Read More

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