Harriet Cunningham

Harriet Cunningham

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

May 21, 2019
features

From Book Shelf to Ice Shelf

Carolyn Philpott’s work as a musicologist has taken her from writing a book about Malcolm Williamson to visiting Antarctica. She reveals how she is exploring the ways composers have used music to represent landscape, and how music might advocate for fragile regions.

January 17, 2018
features

Amadeus gets the Ax

It didn’t take much to persuade legendary pianist Emanuel Ax to come and play Mozart with the SSO. But the fact that his preparatory period would coincide with the Australian Open didn’t hurt.

October 2, 2017
features

Gondwana and Vienna Boys’ Choir: When Worlds Collide

What happens when one of the oldest European boys’ choirs mixes it with an Aussie choir with a 65,000-year-old culture? This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 23, 2013
features

Happy birthday Dulcie Holland

Amidst the plethora of centenary celebrations, let’s not forget an Australian who touched the lives of thousands. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now