For Greek-Australian conductor and composer, George Ellis, there aren’t too many accomplishments that come close to plying his trade at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games – and it’s not hard to understand why as he retells his story on the Ouzo Talk podcast.
In Cyprus, the work of Cacoyannis is everywhere. One can barely go to the cinemas or switch on the TV without hearing his music. Greek City Times speaks to this incredibly talented man, to learn more about his fascinating journey to becoming one of Cyprus’s most prolific composers.
For the past few years, Joy De Guzman has been collaborating with academics and musicians in producing and presenting the music that, through scientific as well as intuitive interpretation, they believe is the closest thing they can reproduce according to its creation millennia ago.
The National Metropolitan Choir of Australia made its first public appearance on Sunday, March 14,…