More cancellations of concerts, theatre and ballet announced due to COVID-19, with an ASO team member in isolation.
From flygskam to hazardous air quality, the changing climate is increasingly having an impact on classical music and the arts. Angus McPherson considers how artists and organisations are rising to meet these challenges, and asks what role the arts can play in the face of a climate crisis.
Lisa McCune is thrilled to be making her Shakespearean debut as Gertrude in Hamlet.
An eloquent, stylish production, set in the 1960s, with a dazzling performance by Harriet Gordon-Anderson as Hamlet.
It was all go as this year’s 60th anniversary festival got underway with a series of compelling, contentious, provocative and exciting productions.
Robert Icke's riveting adaptation of a 1912 play by Arthur Schnitzler feels urgent and terribly timely.
The role the arts can play in the face of a climate crisis, exciting new collaborations between Indigenous composers and Western classical musicians, Natalie Aroyan, Stephen Sondheim and much more.
A coming-of-age dance contest with a massive dose of teenage angst.
David Williamson's final new play deals with sibling rivalry and assisted dying, but too much is simply expounded upon.
The script may be pedestrian at times but the staging and puppetry is dazzling.
An intimate, personal and human love-song to the music of Philip Glass.
The four-time Tony Award-winning Australian actress has died at 86.
The painter, designer and director who ran his company Theatre of Image for 30 years, discusses growing up with musicals, falling in love with opera, and working with composers on visual theatre.