Four Winds has announced that Lindy Hume will be Creative Director of the Four Winds Easter Festival for the next two years. The opera and festival director – whose credits include the artistic directorship of West Australian Opera, Oz Opera, Victorian State Opera, Perth International Arts Festival, Sydney Festival, Opera Queensland and Tasmania’s Ten Days on the Island – follows accordionist James Crabb as artistic leader of the Four Winds Easter Festival, which takes place over the Easter long weekend on New South Wales’ South Coast.

Lindy HumeLindy Hume. Photo © Michelle Dupont

“With the recent announcement of a new artistic model for Four Winds, signalling a shift in strategic direction and expanded scope, the opportunity to take on this new role of Creative Director of Four Winds Festival for 2021 and 2022 was simply irresistible,” Hume said. “I am delighted to embark on this new creative adventure in my home community on Yuin Country.”

“My deep connection with the Far South Coast of NSW began with a weekend visiting friends who live at Barragga Bay, a place whose...

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