The General Manager, Classics and Jazz, Universal Music Australia discusses Eloquence, which he founded in 1999, and why it has gathered a dedicated fan base, selling two million units in its 20 years.
Winner of Season 2 of 3MBS’ The Talent in 2019, the soprano discusses the importance of championing new and Australian composition, dream roles, and falling asleep to Andreas Scholl.
Musica Viva Australia turns 75 this year. As the chamber music organisation started by refugees in 1945 celebrates its milestone season, we talk to former Artistic Director Carl Vine and new Artistic Director Paul Kildea about Musica Viva’s past, present and future.
ABC Classic and ABC Jazz Content Manager Toby Chadd reveals some of the things in store in 2020 including a new baroque show, Beethoven each Friday, as well as the Classic 100: Beethoven.
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.
Jansson J. Antmann talks to Neil Armfield and artist Abdul Abdullah about how religious, sexual and identity politics feature in many of the works in this year's Adelaide Festival.
A lifelong love affair with the French language meant that when asked to sing the devilish villain in Gounod’s radically different original version of Faust, the British bass-baritone didn’t think twice.
Australian composer Lisa Young tells us about her new work Sacred Stepping Stones which Gondwana Choirs will perform at the Festival of Summer Voices.
For 50 years, David Williamson has been reflecting contemporary Australian society on stage. He talks about the addiction of playwriting, his two new plays, and why it’s best to retire now, while audiences are still coming.
The founder and artistic director of Tenebrae talks about the choir's latest trip Down Under.
Cellist Camilla Tafra explains how she and a group of musicians are weaving French baroque music into a tale about gods, mortals, demons and nymphs.
Co-writer and co-director Lucy Moss discusses the hit musical SIX about the six wives of Henry VIII, and writing some songs for Courtney Act.
The British actor who for 25 years captivated millions worldwide as Agatha Christie’s fastidious Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, talks about his new stage show Poirot and More: A Retrospective.