Friends & Benefactors

  • BEIJING HONOUR[3 November 2011]

    On an official visit to China, last week, the Dean & Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Professor Kim Walker, received an unexpected honour from the President of Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, Professor Wang Cizhao. More

  • ENDTIME[28 October 2011]

    At the end of 2011, Professor Kim Walker will complete her second term as Dean & Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a role she commenced in 2004. In a fitting tribute to her tenure as Dean, during which The Con has achieved unprecedented international ecognition, the SCM Symphony Orchestra will take on the challenge of Mahler's magnificent Ninth Symphony, under their Maestro, Professor Imre Palló, in a concert aptly titled "Endtime". More

  • THE CON OFFICIALLY LISTED A STATE HERITAGE TREASURE[28 January 2011]

    "A fitting tribue to a wonderful Sydney icon and a living treasure!" That is how Dean and Principal of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Professor Kim Walker described the formal listing of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on the State Heritage Register. More

  • BOB CARR APPOINTED PATRON OF THE SYDNEY CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC FOUNDATION[22 July 2010]

    Former New South Wales Premier, the [[b||Honourable Bob Carr]], has been appointed the inaugural Patron of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Foundation. More

  • TALKING THE TALK, DANCING THE DANCE[10 February 2010]

    Rafael Bonachela

    Rafael Bonachela, Artistic Director of the Sydney Dance Company, will have little trouble conversing with the audience at the inaugural Friends of The Con - Music Collaboration session. More

  • PETER IS CHARGED-UP FOR COMPOSITION GLORY[21 January 2010]

    Peter McNamara

    Aspiring Sydney composer Peter McNamara is the inaugural winner of the 101 Compositions Competition. More

  • A YEAR TO REMEMBER FOR CAROLYN - AND ONE VERY SPECIAL CONCERT[17 December 2009]

    Carolyn Watson

    One of Australia's most adept young conductors Carolyn Watson is well versed in the agreed wisdom that when it comes to classical music, if you can make it in Europe you can make it anywhere. More

  • 101 COMPOSITIONS ADD LUSTRE TO CONCERT PROGRAM[14 December 2009]

    A new work by pre-eminent composer and National Living Treasure Peter Sculthorpe will be a highlight of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music's 2010 concert program - and a jewel in the crown of The Con's 101 Compositions for 100 Years project. More

  • XENIA TRIUMPHS IN GISBORNE[7 December 2009]

    Xenia Deviatkina-Loh

    Pilot member of The Con's Open Academy Rising Stars program, Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, has claimed the prestigious Gisborne International Music Competition in Victoria. More

  • ON THE WAY - A YEAR OF SPLENDID MUSIC MAKING AT THE CON[4 December 2009]

    2010 Concert Program

    Next year's Concert Program - to be officially released this week - outlines more than 180 free and ticketed events - and reaches out beyond Sydney to national and international audiences. More

  • GOOD NEWS WEEK AT THE CON[18 November 2009]

    The expertise of Con alumni and an Associate Professor have been honoured on three different international fronts this week. More

  • A (DI)VINE CONCERT WHERE FOUR HANDS ARE BETTER THAN TWO[12 November 2009]

    The musical mastery of Paul Rickard-Ford and Natalia Sheludiakova, buttressed by their love of music, will be to the fore when they combine for a world premiere performance of a new piano sonata by eminent Sydney composer Carl Vine. More