UK pianist James Rhodes
Credit: The Times, UK

Classical futures: going to where the listening is?

May 29, 2015

Classical Futures – talking points, ideas and directions

Amid all the industry talk about its declining audiences and image problems, how can we really gauge the health of classical music and offer predictions about its future? The danger is that old paradigms…


Lieven Bertels: reflections on festivals, opera and orchestras

April 27, 2015

Lieven Bertels, Sydney Festival artistic director

It is not often that one catches a festival director talking candidly and freely about what it’s like to run a festival. Lieven Bertels, artistic director now of three Sydney Festivals, was in casual observer …


Online Infringement Bill works its way through Parliament

March 31, 2015

The Online Infringement Copyright Amendment Bill which the Australian Government has been developing is currently before the parliament. We spoke with Vanessa Hutley, General Manager of Music Rights Australia and Music Australia Councillor, and asked her to…

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