Symphonic dress still tends to be traditionally black and formal. Mairi Nicolson wonders whether it’s time to shake things up a bit and offer orchestral musicians something stylish, contemporary and comfortable.
Mairi’s career with the ABC and BBC has taken her from the Sydney Opera House and Hamer Hall to New York’s Avery Fisher Hall and the Royal Albert Hall in London. Radio, ‘live’ music, travel and media coaching with younger singers and instrumentalists are her passions.
Articles by Mairi Nicolson
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