Where to start. Sally Whitwell's list of skills and achievements are diverse, impressive, above and beyond. Pianist - both as a soloist and accompanist - arranger, teacher, conductor and composer. Sally is well known and highly-regarded in the classical musical community and beyond, and generously gave her time to speak to Music Love about her career to date, her thoughts on this year's controversial Best Classical Album ARIA Award win (the 2016 Fine Arts and Artisan Awards were announced a few weeks ago), her deep love for choirs, advice for kids who are learning an instrument and encouragement for people who may be apprehensive of classical music.Read More
At 22, Thando Sikwila has already adorned festival stages, lit up television screens, and wowed theatre goers with her striking, soulful performances. And with a voice that soars and a songwriting sensibility beyond her years, Thando is just beginning.