Editor's Choice Event Series Mahler’s Song of the Earth

Australian Chamber Orchestra: Mahler’s Song of the Earth

QPAC Corner Melbourne St and Grey St, South Bank, QLD, Australia
“I have got to accept the horrors of loneliness,” Mahler wrote to Bruno Walter before working on Das Lied von der Erde. He had just lost his daughter Maria to scarlet fever and been diagnosed with an incurable heart condition, yet he still wrote what musicologist Deryck Cook described as…
Event Series Do We Need Another Hero?

Opera Queensland: Do We Need Another Hero?

Qantas Founders Museum 1 Hudson Fysh Drive, Longreach Airport, Longreach, QLD, Australia
Timeless hits about bravery and heroism from artists like David Bowie, John Farnham and more, intertwine with opera classics from composers like Beethoven and Bizet to provide the soundtrack for our story as we search for what it means to be a hero. Exploring the musical archives, we discover that…
Editor's Choice Event Series Medea

Queensland Theatre: Medea

Bille Brown Theatre 78 Montague Rd, South Brisbane, QLD
When Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks adapted Euripides’ Greek tragedy Medea, they told it from the perspective of Medea’s two doomed children, seen playing in a contemporary bedroom. The extraordinary, award-winning play premiered at Belvoir in 2012 and was staged overseas with Sarks directing. Now, Daniel Evans directs it for…
Event Series Homo Pentecostus

Malthouse Theatre: Homo Pentecostus

Malthouse Theatre 113 Sturt St, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Join an odyssey of self-discovery and liberation. Actor, dancer and writer, Joel Bray invites you to an intimate exploration of his secret queer identity within the confines of a 1990s Pentecostal Church. Partake in a shared ritual that immerses you in the transformative power of music, movement, and collective ritual.…
Editor's Choice Event Series Joyce Yang

Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Joyce Yang In Recital

City Recital Hall Sydney, NSW, Australia
Grammy-nominated pianist Joyce Yang joins the SSO under Kevin John Edusei for two performances of Grieg’s iconic piano concerto alongside Missy Mazzoli’s These Worlds in Us and Dvořák’s New World Symphony. A solo recital in Sydney follows with selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons and Rachmaninov’s Preludes, as well as Agosti’s arrangement…
Event Series World Problems

Melbourne Theatre Company: World Problems

Southbank Theatre Southbank, VIC, Australia
A woman summons up her childhood with an intensity so visceral it seems to be playing out in front of us. But as her memories draw closer to the present, the space between the personal and the speculative grows ever more blurry. Where do you end, and everything else begins?…
Event Series PARADE

Soundworks Productions: Parade

Seymour Centre Chippendale, NSW, Australia
A true story about an unsolved murder that divided a nation, Jason Robert Brown’s Tony Award-winning musical, Parade is coming to Sydney in May 2024, following the Broadway revival in 2023, and a sell-out season in Melbourne. With a book by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy) and a…
Event Series The Last Word

The Butterfly Club: The Last Word

The Butterfly Club 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
A collection of original music and anecdotes, The Last Word captures the heartfelt, comedic and infuriating ways relationships can start and end. A reflection of Imogen Whittaker’s mid-20s, and drawing musical influences from Gillian Cosgriff, Tim Minchin, Missy Higgins and Sara Bareilles, this cabaret is the perfect opportunity for Imogen…
Event Series we’re banking on it!

Monash Uni Student Theatre: we’re banking on it!

fortyfivedownstairs 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
A live theatrical seminar for the savvy entrepreneur, We’re Banking on it! is the only show that promises to double your investment.* Our team of highly trained business professionals are ready to show you all the tricks of the trade. Forging signatures. Price gouging. Bribing your local council to get around those…
Event Series ANAM Masterclass

Australian National Academy of Music: Masterclass – Christoffer Sundqvist

Abbotsford Convent 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, VIC, Australia
Each year, ANAM presents a series of masterclasses by some of the world’s leading classical instrumentalists, given as part of their work with our musicians on repertoire, technique and performance. These are up-close, 'open lesson' style masterclasses open to a public audience, offering priceless insights into the secrets that lie…
Event Series Xani Kolac

Melbourne Recital Centre: Xani Kolac

Melbourne Recital Centre 31 Sturt St, Southbank, VIC, Australia
The Centre’s series of Relaxed Performances are specifically suited for audiences with sensory sensitivities, using altered lighting, more in-depth musical explanations and accompanying access resources. Individuals and community groups are welcome to join us for the 10.30am concert. School groups are welcome to join us for the 12noon concert. Celebrated…

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