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by Jo Litson
On the Record
Danes complete their Prism project, Bychkov delivers a blistering Resurrection, outstanding Beethoven from Ohlsson in the mountains, and Piers Lane goes to town . . . again!
by Clive Paget
Sally Greenaway reveals how she responded to our collective experience of navigating the pandemic in her poignant new work for four double basses, The Sky is Also Yours.
by Sally Greenaway
A new podcast lifts the lid on the opera world and helps young artists find their way in the industry.
by Jansson J. Antmann
Samantha Wolf explains how bonding with reality TV during the pandemic inspired her new piece, which was composed as the 2022 Noisy Women Commission for Ensemble Offspring.
by Samantha Wolf
Insight, humour and the unexpected litter Hough’s childhood memoir.
by Will Yeoman
Not an easy film, but hugely rewarding and occasionally quite breathtaking.
by Jason Blake
Set in the 1960s, and starring Kathy Bates, Laura Linney and Maggie Smith, this film touches lightly on women’s rights, faith and miracles.
by Jason Blake
In the Limelight
Guy Noble's Soapbox
Rather than drop the offensive lyrics from the outdated, patriotic songs so loved at Last Night of the Proms concerts, why not rewrite them suggests Guy Noble.
Heather Shannon explains how her new work, Strange Roses, features a dialogue between synthesizer and orchestra that is in harmony one moment and in stark opposition the next.
A bee in my bonnet
John Maidment laments the absence of a grand organ in Melbourne’s Hamer Hall.
5 Questions For
The Composer-in-Residence at this year’s Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) explains how the theft of an 18th-century viola helped turn her into a composer.
From his preschool days and weekly newspaper run to a reluctant walk-out from the opera, the Australian Minister for the Arts relives his musical rite of passage.
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