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07 October 2022

The Magic Flute

Mozart's final opera, The Magic Flute, transports audiences to a fantastical world of serpents, princesses, trials and mysteries. Good and evil battle, and truth and resolution are elusive. The final year performance is presented by students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
28 September 2022

How is birdsong composed? Listening to the Australian pied butcherbird

An international collaboration between musicians and birdsong scientists has found that in the Australian pied butcherbird songs surveyed, the order of song elements is strongly related to rhythmical timing.
16 September 2022

Early career researchers awarded $9.5m funding

The University of Sydney has received funding for 22 research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
15 September 2022

Seven researchers receive ARC Future Fellowship funding

Researchers from engineering, health, science, music, and media and communications have been announced as ARC Future Fellows, receiving a combined funding amount of $6.5 million to forward impactful research.
26 July 2022

2022 ABC TOP 5 Arts media residencies announced

Dr Sanné Mestrom, a sculptor and ARC DECRA Fellow in the Sydney College of the Arts, and Dr Mahesh White-Radhakrishnan, a musician and scholar of music and language, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, have each won a two-week media residency with the ABC.
08 July 2022

What do you hear when you listen with your body?

Sound Touch, an immersive multi-sensory performance for solo percussion and electronics, will premiere on 27 July. It is a playful and provocative exploration of music's capacity to affect one's character and a sensory lesson in the delicate art of listening.
06 July 2022

A Festival of Art Song at the Con

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music stages a four-day festival of performances and masterclasses highlighting the role of the pianist and how music can paint the words of poetry.

09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.
30 May 2022

Sydney staff to feature across Vivid Sydney’s spectacular 2022 program

After two-year hiatus, Vivid Sydney returns with a program of lights, music and ideas from Friday 27 May to Saturday 18 June.

23 May 2022

Con students premiere new works for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs

Three composition students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music have had the unique opportunity to compose for one of Sydney’s major arts organisations.