The music writer spent her time in COVID-19 isolation reading Aaron Copland's book What to Listen for in Music, but has decided not to interrupt inspiring notes and harmonies with questions.
This week, Deborah Jones immerses herself in Cathy Marston's memorable ballet The Cellist about Jacqueline du Pré, and recommends New York City Ballet in Balanchine's Dream and Akram Khan in Xenos.
This week Jo Litson interviews Catherine Alcorn about new virtual venue The Reservoir Room, and recommends the Donmar Warehouse Coriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston, and the Old Vic's A Monster Calls.
The founder of The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen tells us about his new Finger album, Limelight's Recording of the Month in June.
Chamber music from Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, Amy Dickson's intimate Solo Sessions project, and a documentary about two avant-garde icons are on the menu in this week's classical music column.
Clive Paget recommends modern masterpieces from the Met, Rattle’s damnable Faust, and a seven-year-old Yo-Yo.
In this week's column, Lynden Barber reviews the third season of Babylon Berlin, Spanish thriller Money Heist (and a spin-off doco about the series) and The Plot Against America.
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra's newly appointed Artistic Advisor shares her love of her hometown and her plans for its orchestra.
This week, Dr Nick Gordon explores art and celebrity in online exhibitions of Raphael, Rembrandt and Warhol.
Is it safe to sing in choirs? Does the coronavirus more quickly among singers? Lyn Williams from Gondwana Choirs and Brett Weymark from Sydney Philharmonia Choirs discuss the issues involved ahead of a second Gondwana webinar.
This week Deborah Jones enjoys some feel-good dance thanks to ABC Arts iView, including The Australian Ballet's The Merry Widow and Bangarra's Ochres.
Violinist Dale Barltrop tells us about the ensemble’s recording project which will see new Australian works released digitally across 2020.
This week, Jo Litson recommends The Tap Pack filmed on the SOH's Digital Stage, James Graham's This House from NT at Home, and In the Company of Actors, the doco about STC's Hedda Gabler starring Cate Blanchett.