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From Oct 10
Accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, 12 acrobats and multidisciplinary artists rebel against monotony, reinvent themselves and challenge the limits of the factory-city
From Oct 14
A new dance solo work by Australian choreographer and performer Byron Perry.
From Oct 17
Enjoy expert, traditional room-based personal demonstrations of the finest audio and video products available in Australia, in a relaxed and stress-free environment.

Classical Music

From Oct 2
Inspired by the courage and resilience of those who lived through the devastating Brisbane flood of 2011 which saw three quarters of Queensland declared a disaster zone, this Queensland Conservatorium contemporary opera commission is an homage to the triumph of human nature in the face of adversity.
From Oct 3
The Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation presents the Melbourne premiere of Handel’s opera RODELINDA in concert for one performance only. Conducted by Maestro Richard Bonynge, arguably Australia’s greatest living operatic conductor, Maestro Bonynge returns to Melbourne to conduct this exquisite baroque opera in memory of the late Dame Joan Sutherland and to help raise funds for the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation for young singers.
From Oct 3
Maestro Richard Bonynge returns to Melbourne to conduct one performance only of Handel's great 18th Century operatic masterpiece, Rodelinda with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.

Dance

From Oct 2
Inspired by China’s most popular story, Monkey…Journey to the West is a large-scale and highly physical production from renowned theatre for families, Kim Carpenter’s Theatre of Image.
From Oct 4
Traditional Irish dance in an intimate setting
From Oct 4
Celtic Legends brings you 100% live traditional Irish dance, music and song creating an electric atmosphere which has swept countless international audiences away to the heart of Ireland.

Film

From Nov 9
Queensland Symphony Orchestra SPECIAL Featuring: Academy® and Golden Globe award-winning film composer Dario Marianelli, Music critic, author and broadcaster Stephen Johnson

Jazz

From Oct 3
The award-winning Monash Art Ensemble present their third and final project for 2014, featuring the world premiere of three new compositions and one classic work. Milton Babbitt’s All Set is a rarely performed gem of third stream music, a synthesis of classical music and jazz, by one of America’s most important modernist composers; Andrew Harrison’s Gassed Shell (Severe) explores his grandfather’s WW1 experiences; Confluence by lauded pianist and composer Joseph O’Connor was written specifically for the Monash Art Ensemble, and a new work, for e.e. cummings, by the ensemble’s director Paul Grabowsky completes the program.
From Oct 5
Between Worlds is the debut album of saxophonist Nick Russoniello (ABC Young Performer of the Year 2011) featuring the Acacia Quartet. To celebrate the album Nick Russoniello, the Acacia Quartet and the Project Histoire have planned a tour!
From Oct 10
Jazz trio Trichotomy will present their suite of works for piano/bass/drums and string quartet this being followed by a performance of the jazz-influenced work Facing Death for amplified string quartet by Dutch composer Andriessen.

Light Classics

From Oct 5
Between Worlds is the debut album of saxophonist Nick Russoniello (ABC Young Performer of the Year 2011) featuring the Acacia Quartet. To celebrate the album Nick Russoniello, the Acacia Quartet and the Project Histoire have planned a tour!
From Oct 5
Brisbane-based Artico Ensemble (Shelli Hulcombe soprano, Rianne Wilschut clarinet, Paul Kopetz bass clarinet and Brieley Cutting piano) continues its 2014 Concert Season with a program titled "Baroque Backyard Blues". The concert will feature well-known classics as well as other beautiful works heard less frequently in chamber music setting.
From Oct 11
Collusion Music Presents Transient Beauty, a chamber ballet by choreographer Gareth Belling and composer Susan Hawkins. Four dancers and four musicians create more than a fairy tale, a beautiful and inspiring story of a woman's search to rebuild her family.

Musical Theatre & Cabaret

From Oct 5
All that glitters will be gold in regional Victoria during 5 – 12 October, as Ballarat paves its streets in sequins during the third annual Ballarat Cabaret Festival.
From Oct 6
Neglected Musicals will present It’s a Bird It’s a Plane It’s Superman, at Hayes Theatre Co on Monday, 6 October. Directed by Stuart Maunder this 1966 Broadway Musical is the classic battle between good and evil by one of the comic world’s most renowned superhero’s, Superman. Neglected Musicals presents musical theatre that has never,or rarely been seen in Australia. Neglected Musicals presents a reading of a chosen show with scripts in hand, with the musical numbers sung through, after only one days rehearsal.
From Oct 6
Neglected Musicals will present It’s a Bird It’s a Plane It’s Superman, at Hayes Theatre Co on Monday, 6 October. Directed by Stuart Maunder this 1966 Broadway Musical is the classic battle between good and evil by one of the comic world’s most renowned superhero’s, Superman.

Stage

From Oct 2
Inspired by China’s most popular story, Monkey…Journey to the West is a large-scale and highly physical production from renowned theatre for families, Kim Carpenter’s Theatre of Image.
From Oct 4
Traditional Irish dance in an intimate setting
From Oct 5
Brisbane-based Artico Ensemble (Shelli Hulcombe soprano, Rianne Wilschut clarinet, Paul Kopetz bass clarinet and Brieley Cutting piano) continues its 2014 Concert Season with a program titled "Baroque Backyard Blues". The concert will feature well-known classics as well as other beautiful works heard less frequently in chamber music setting.

Theatre

From Oct 6
Neglected Musicals will present It’s a Bird It’s a Plane It’s Superman, at Hayes Theatre Co on Monday, 6 October. Directed by Stuart Maunder this 1966 Broadway Musical is the classic battle between good and evil by one of the comic world’s most renowned superhero’s, Superman. Neglected Musicals presents musical theatre that has never,or rarely been seen in Australia. Neglected Musicals presents a reading of a chosen show with scripts in hand, with the musical numbers sung through, after only one days rehearsal.

Visual Art

From Oct 3
Renowned Torres Strait Islander artist Ken Thaiday has been commissioned to present a major new performance installation at Carriageworks.
From Oct 25
Casula Powerhouse are launch their fifth annual celebration of the Pacific Islands with a feast of mouth-watering foods, free entertainment and exhibitions.
From Nov 11
Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce will host one of their biggest and most eagerly anticipated events of the year, with the fifth annual Walsh Bay Arts Table on Tuesday 11th November. The al fresco degustation dinner, which will feature food from some of Sydney’s best restaurants and located on the water’s edge with a stunning Sydney harbor backdrop, is ideal for lovers of food and the arts. Proceeds from the dinner will be donated towards the development of arts and cultural activities in regional NSW.

World

From Oct 10
Accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, 12 acrobats and multidisciplinary artists rebel against monotony, reinvent themselves and challenge the limits of the factory-city
From Oct 12
A different and exciting take on Latin American music!
From Oct 16
It is Grand Final Day in Melbourne. A man watches the match at home. He is flooded with memories. Of his team. Of his family. Of the histories he has lived through. And he is dreaming for the next generation, of those who will play on when he is gone.