Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2024

Tasmania’s Festival of Voices (FoV) has announced its full 2024 program. In what will be its 19th year, the Festival will present performances in Hobart, Launceston, Huon, Port Arthur and New Norfolk from 28 June – 7 July.

In the light of the cancellation of this year’s Dark Mofo, Festival of Voices now takes the cake as “Tassie’s biggest winter festival for 2024”, says its Artistic Director Isobel Marmion.

“We’re thrilled to announce the star-studded line-up today, sure to spread joy and celebrate the power of song and the delight of music this winter,” said Marmion.

Festival of Voices. Photo courtesy of Festival of Voices/Facebook

This year, the Festival’s international headliner is American Grammy-winning vocalist Macy Gray. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of her debut album On How Life Is!, the idiosyncratic RnB star will perform songs from the album, as well as hits from across her career.

Two stellar Australian vocal ensembles also top the bill. The Song Company will bring its program The Stars Turn to Hobart on 4 July, featuring works by Australian composers Elena...