Sublime moments were there for the taking at this year's Four Winds Festival, as strangers became friends.
Harriet Cunningham is a writer based in Sydney. In print she is best known as one of the classical music critics for the Sydney Morning Herald. She is addicted to listening and thinking about live music – any kind of live performance, in fact. And she has been known to play the viola.
Articles by Harriet Cunningham
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Highlights coming up in online streaming as well as on ABC Classic and the independent radio stations ArtSound, Fine Music Sydney, 3MBS, 4MBS and 5MBS.
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