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Classical Music
August 23, 2019
features

Good Vibrations

Luthiers have been making top-notch string instruments in Italy for centuries. Janet Wilson visits Roberto Cavagnoli in his Cremona studio where he is making copies of the Australian String Quartet’s original Guadagninis. She also asks some of the Australian musicians who play ‘Golden Age’ strings, what makes these highly prized (and pricey) instruments so special?

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Opera

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Theatre
August 22, 2019
news

2019 AWGIE Awards announced

Kate Mulvany has won three awards for her adaptation of The Harp in the South including the Major Award of the Night and the $100,000 David Williamson Prize.

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Dance
August 16, 2019
features

David Hallberg on Pure Dance

The American dancer discusses his legendary partnership with Natalia Osipova and performing in her curated program of solos and duets coming to Sydney.

August 15, 2019
features

The Thrill of the Hunt

Stanton Welch’s new version of Sylvia puts a welcome spotlight on composer Léo Delibes. As The Australian Ballet prepares to perform it for the first time, we explore the history of the work and its score.

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