Courtenay Cleary to study at Juilliard

Tait Awardee, Courtenay Cleary, Violin (2017) is a graduate of the University of Queensland and Australian National Academy of Music. She is about to finish her under-graduate degree at the Royal Academy of Music and is to give public recitals at: Angela Burgess Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, NW1 5HT Courtenay Cleary…

In Conversation: Catherine Carby — Rehearsal Magazine

Australian mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby on Rossini, self-love and music preparation. You’re currently performing with the English Touring Opera in Rossini: Fireworks! Can you tell me about your first experience with Rossini – how it came about and how your relationship with the composer has grown since your career began? My very first experience with Rossini…

“Hear My Soul Speak” Finding Prospero in Shakespeare’s verbal music.

A performance research presentation from Shakespeare’s The Tempest 3 performances only at London Theatre Workshop EC3V.  April 13-14. This work-in-progress multi-media performance explores the mind and persona of Shakespeare’s most enigmatic protagonist, Prospero. It does so by investigating the dramatic ramifications of sound patterning in Shakespeare’s poetry—what Peter Brook has referred to as the “verbal music” to…

Tait Music Board

2018 Music Board members We are delighted to welcome Belinda McFarlane and Amy Dickson to our Board in 2018 and thank these two outstanding artists for agreeing to assist us with the difficult task of judging this year’s applicants. Dr Helen Ayres Isla Baring OAM Jessica Cottis (Chair)Amy Dickson Jayson Gillham Deborah Humble Belinda McFarlane Anthony Roden Katrina Sheppeard

Dame Joan Sutherland 70th Birthday Gala | Australia House, London | Tuesday 10th December 1996

We are delighted to publicly release the video recording of Dame Joan Sutherland’s 70th Birthday Gala at Australia House, London 1996 to celebrate her birthday today. The event was a joint production of the Australian Music Foundation, then celebrating its 21st year, and the 4-year-old Tait Memorial Trust. We hope you enjoy watching this magical moment…

In Conversation: Jayson Gillham | Rehearsal Magazine

Jayson Gillham is a featured artist in our 25th Anniversary Concert, Stuart Skelton sings Wagner at St Paul’s Church Knightsbridge on Wednesday 13 September at 7pm. Tickets are still available book here via this link Fascinating Q&A with him published in Melbourne based Rehearsal Magazine. On homesickness, networking and practice techniques. Your newly released third…