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Trial by fire

· December 2, 2014

It takes courage to step outside the boundaries of a successful career in a musical genre and perform in a very different setting, on stage, in front to an audience. Gambist Jenny Eriksson has decided to do just that.

When Jenny expressed an interest…


The Rabbits, which received its world premiere at the Perth International Arts Festival
Credit: Toni Wilkinson

What critics thought of The Rabbits

March 2, 2015

The Rabbits has run its first season and the reviews are in, so what did critics at the Perth Festival think of this new opera with music by singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke?…

Das Rheingold in the 2013 Melbourne Ring
Credit: Jeff Busby

Hopes fade for another Melbourne Ring

March 1, 2015

It seems unlikely that Melbourne will restage its 2013 Ring Cycle.

Victorian Major Events Company (VMEC) is reluctant to support a remount next year of Neil Armfield’s…

AMEB allows recorded accompaniments in exams

February 28, 2015

So commonplace is it now for schools to use CDs to accompany choirs, music classes and concerts…

Musicians teach music better than class teachers

February 27, 2015

Musicians, not class teachers, should be teaching music to young children, a new book says.…

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