Sydney Symphony and Sydney Dance Company have collaborated on a new online series. Oboist Diana Doherty and dancer Charmene Yap discuss working on the project.
Clive Paget recommends an Australian Butterfly, a resurrected Austrian miracle and six of the best from Belgium.
All ticket proceeds will go directly towards supporting the artists, Artistic Director Alex Raineri says of the festival’s third iteration, which will be delivered entirely online.
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 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.
Clive Paget recommends modern masterpieces from the Met, Rattle’s damnable Faust, and a seven-year-old Yo-Yo.
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.
The successful streaming initiative which has helped sustain local artists during the COVID-19 crisis will now invite patrons to selected performances.
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.
The announcement, which will provide welcome relief for many in an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been overshadowed by accusations of “pork-barrelling”.
Aware that he needed time away from the fast lane, the award-winning filmmaker spent eight weeks in a shed on an isolated WA beach. A mesmerising documentary of his experience premieres this week.
In this week's column, Angus McPherson checks out concerts by violinist Lisa Batiashvili in Berlin, the Australian World Orchestra and Zubin Mehta in Melbourne, and takes Concert Roulette for a spin.