"The concert featured plenty of moving moments, such as the revelation by presenter Margaret Throsby that Sally Whitwell’s soaring 2011 piece Road Trip – performed by the composer with flautist Sally Walker – was inspired in part by mountainous bushland between Sydney and Newcastle that has since been blackened by the fires." Limelight
17th November, 2019. "A highlight of Dvorak’s symphony after interval, conducted by Tognetti, was the distinctive colour of the woodwind playing...with comely, rounded-edged flute tone (on wooden flute) from Sally Walker.” (Sydney Morning Herald) “Again the playing of Sally Walker impressed in the well-known passage for solo flute.“(BachTrack)
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SBS Radio Interview "Meine deutschen Lieblingskomponisten sind Bach, Brahms und Beethoven"
October 1, 2019
Photo: Keith Saunders
UNSW Forces in Music Lecture "The Twenty-first Century Flautist"
3 - 5 pm, Friday July 31, 2020
Online, presented by UNSW School of the Arts & Media
Covid isolation has confronted our idea of what it is to be a performing musician but Italians singing from home balconies and a surge of creative online performances proves music's essential the force will find a way to express itself, with some adaptation, imagination and collaboration.
Australian Chamber Orchestra: Mahler's Song of the Earth
23 May - 4 June 2020
Australian National Tour
Image: Scott Geersen in collaboration with Maja Savnik
*CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19*
In an exclusive appearance, the Australian recognised as one of the world’s greatest living heldentenors, Stuart Skelton, and Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn, will perform Mahler’s symphony for two vocalists and orchestra, Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth), arranged for chamber ensemble by Schoenberg.