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Classical Music
January 23, 2020
features

Composer of the Month: Ethel Smyth

Christopher Wiley traces the career of Ethel Smyth, who was the first woman to have an opera performed at the Metropolitan Opera, wrote the suffragette’s anthem, and developed a parallel career as an author.

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Opera

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Dance
January 7, 2020
features

Hofesh Shechter: Creating a legacy

Hofesh Shechter's Grand Finale was one of Limelight's top dance shows for 2019. Olivia Ansell, the Sydney Opera House's Head of Contemporary Performance, reflects on the choreographer's rich body of work ahead of the Sydney season.

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Visual Art
January 20, 2020
news

James Mollison has died

The National Gallery of Australia’s founding director, who acquired Jackson Pollock’s iconic Blue Poles, has died at age 88.

January 14, 2020
features

War of Art

The rivalry between Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse has been likened to a boxing match.  With a new exhibition in Canberra setting their artworks side by side, we explores the complexity of the pair’s relationship, and how it transformed art in the 20th century.

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