Ballarat's Sweet Mona's Choir was initially formed in 1996 by Verity Higgins as a student choir to teach singing as an approach to teaching voice skills in a performing arts course. Today the Sweet Mona's Choir is one of Victoria's leading and most renowned community choirs and has become an embodiment of the remarkable power of community art.
The journey from the mundane to the sublime is exquisitely captured in this intimate portrait of celebrated pianist Anton Kuerti.
A celebration of three timeless ballets - Firebird, Petrouchka, and Les Sylphides - performed by The Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House. Hosted by Jennifer Byrne and Chris Taylor, Firebird and other legends features choreographer, Graeme Murphy's brand-new interpretation of Firebird, plus two of Mikhail Fokine's best-known works, the sublime Les Sylphides and the vibrant ballet classic Petrouchka.
French filmmaker Eric Darmon profiles composer Steve Reich, and examines the process and development of Reich's unique rhythmic style, and even captures the composer on the morning he learns of his having won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Music for the piece Double Sextet.
Philanthropist James Fleck's own passion takes flight, with a little help from some of Canada's most prominent artists, including cellist Shauna Rolston, Shakespearean actor Albert Schultz, and prima ballerina Karen Kain. Under their expert guidance, Fleck gets to experience the tremendous sense of exultation that comes from playing Bach or mastering the waltz.
Award-winning filmmakers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt - aka The Ballet Boyz - join The Royal Ballet as they embark on a historic tour to Cuba. It's the first time a major international ballet company has visited Cuba since the revolution and coincides with its 50th anniversary.
Set against the stunning scenery of Margam Park, Swansea, Welsh soprano Katherine Jenkins performs a selection of popular songs as well as Welsh traditional tunes to an audience of thousands. Her guests include tenor Juan Diego Florez and singer Paul Potts.
A short biographical film on composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
The world's biggest youth variety extravaganza, the Schools Spectacular, is celebrating its 27th year. ABC3's Kayne and Amberley join forces with John Foreman to bring you all the colour and excitement.
Italian-born, Vienna-raised singer Patrizio Buanne recorded live in concert at the Colosseum in Rome. The show features many popular Italian songs such as Na Sera E Maggio, L'Italiano, Il Mondo, Amore Scusami, and old classics such as Na Sera E Maggio, Luna In Mezz'O Mare and Volare.
A short biographical film on composer Frederic Chopin.
2010 marked the 200th anniversary the bicentenary of the great composer Chopin's birth and in a fitting celebration the SBS Youth Orchestra presents a very special tribute to both Chopin's work and his far-reaching influence on music and musicians.
An investigation into the history of Mozart's Requiem, a work that was unfinished when the composer died.
There's a revolution going on, a ukelele revolution! In countries all over the world people are taking up the ukelele and having great fun doing it. It may have been popularised in Hawaii but it's now conquering the world.
Internationally acclaimed Irish concert pianist John O'Conor is in Positano, on Italy's beautiful rugged Amalfi coast holding a masterclass. He wants to pass on the passion and power of Beethoven's music to the next generation of musicians.
A musical journey to Jamaica's Golden Age of music, Rocksteady. The film features the music and stories of the legendary singers and musicians of the Rocksteady era.
Master of Baroque music William Christie auditions young singers for his Baroque music academy, Le Jardin des Voix, an off-shoot of his world-famous ensemble Les Arts Florissants.
The ten successful young singers spend three weeks in the Theatre de Caen, home of Les Arts Florissants.
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.