Joyce Yang
Joyce Yang performs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and as part of the Piano+ 2024 International Recital Series. Photo © KT Kim

Classical Music

Canberra International Music Festival
In his final year as Artistic Director, Roland Peelman has chosen to open the festival with William Barton, Persian tar player Hamed Sadeghi and Belgian jazz pianist Bram De Looze, as well as Lior and Nigel Westlake’s Compassion. Guitar virtuoso Pavel Ralev, violist Florian Peelman, France’s Trio Karénine and Dudok Quartet Amsterdam all make an appearance, as do Bach Akademie Australia and Luminescence Chamber Singers, in what promises to be an exciting week in the nation’s capital. 
1–5 May, various venues in Canberra,

Queensland Symphony Orchestra: My Homeland 
Smetana’s love letter to Bohemia, Má vlast, begins...