Puccini's much loved opera Madama Butterfly grace the magnificent harbour-top stage for Opera On Sydney Harbour. Designed and directed by La Fura dels Baus; starring Hiromi Omura and Hyeseoung Kwon.
Anthems: Volume 1 showcases the talents of Christine Anu, Last Kinection, Shane Howard and Emma Donovan and gives insight into the messages behind their songs.
The hit musical about two teenagers growing up in the 1950s, when keeping one's cool meant everything. After Sandy and Danny share a perfect summer romance they mistakenly believe they will never see each other again. But, as it happens, they wind up at the same high school and a rocky relationship begins. The two sing and dance their way through such hits as Greased Lightning, Summer Love, You're the One That I Want and Hopelessly Devoted to You.
Our anthems showcase iconic songs for this lands First Peoples from some of our very best song men and women.
The party really gets underway at the NITV free-to-air launch with a special outdoor broadcast featuring performances by some of Australia's best Indigenous talent, direct from the Northern Territory's iconic Uluru.
US film director Scorsese talks to an off-camera interviewer about his musical influences. As a film scholar and historian he talks about the history of film music.
Following the success of his debut album Sunshine After Rain (Best Album, 2006 Indigenous Music Awards), Tom E Lewis brings together four Arnhem Land songmen in a new release unlike anything heard before in indigenous music. The Songmen are the keepers of the codes that unlock the map - the map of kin, country, culture.
New York, 1929, a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. Dan is in possession of a new and deadly weapon, the dreaded 'splurge gun'. As the custard pies fly, Bugsy Malone, an all-round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, a singer at Fat Sam's speakeasy. His designs on her are disrupted by the seductive songstress Tallulah who wants Bugsy for herself. How is Bugsy to get the girl and help Fat Sam defend his business against the deadly Dan and his dastardly tricks? With an all-child cast placed in a mobster era, armed with custard instead of bullets and belting out some superb songs, this is simply entertainment at its best!
Jonathan Ross interviews celebrity guests, with musical performances by A-list artists. In this episode guests include; Jamie Dornan, Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Rob Beckett, Davina McCall and Zara Larsson.
Based on the popular opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, this is the tale of the adventures of Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado. He flees his court to escape the amorous attentions of an elderly stateswoman. Dressed as a minstrel he attempts to find his true love, Yum-Yum, who has been forced to marry another. He discovers that her husband has been condemned to death for flirting. What ensues is a farcical catalogue of events which give rise to some superb musical moments. Starring Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Jean Colin.
Thirteen-year-old Felix Xaba dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother Lindiwe thinks jazz is the devil's music.
A celebration of the era when memorable music was matched in brilliance by the creative filmmaking that projected it around the world. Artists recall the inspiration behind these videos.
As a girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.
Australia's favourite music quiz show returns for a one-off, one-night, hour special to kick off Ausmusic month. Adam Hills, Myf Warhurst and Alan Brough return with some favourite games, new surprises and plenty of laughs.
Young Vince Everett (Elvis Presley) goes to prison for accidentally killing a man in a barroom brawl while defending a young woman's honour. After Everett's cellmate teaches him how to play guitar and encourages him to sing, Everett's hip-swivelling, electrifying performance at a jailhouse concert leads to stardom. But fame quickly gives Everett an oversized ego, and only the loss of his voice and the loyalty of his friends as he struggles to sing again teach Everett to appreciate his good fortune.
A retired model invites some of her Greenwich Village pals to sing for their supper in order to help the career of her housemate, an aspiring composer of disco music.
It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting towards his biggest challenge ever - making it as a dancer on Broadway.
Follows a year in the life of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor. He and Melvyn Bragg discuss how Covent Garden is embracing new directions in art and the relationship between traditional ballet and contemporary dance. The program sees McGregor create, rehearse and present two new works on London's main dance stages within three weeks.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection.