The Great War: Helen Gifford’s Choral Scenes…for the fallen
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The Great War: Helen Gifford’s Choral Scenes…for the fallen

By Nicholas M Tolhurst As Australia celebrates the mythos of Gallipoli, Astra Chamber Music presents a concert on 19 April at the Church of All Nations (CAN) in Carlton, featuring a major work by Melbourne composer, Helen Gifford. Gifford’s Choral Scenes, The Western Front, World War 1 was commissioned by the Astra Chamber Music Society … Continue reading

Heads up: Double Entendre – Friday 6, June
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Heads up: Double Entendre – Friday 6, June

Double Entendre The Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Dahlenburg, is joined by musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) to present masterworks for double orchestra, on Friday 6 June 2014 at ANAM—South Melbourne Town Hall, 210 Bank Street, South Melbourne 3205. Standard tickets $59. Book on http://www.anam.com.au / 03 9645 … Continue reading

Art Review: Patrick Pound’s ‘Gallery of Air’ at NGV until March 2014
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Art Review: Patrick Pound’s ‘Gallery of Air’ at NGV until March 2014

By Simon Holberton One of the many joys to be had at the National Gallery of Victoria’s celebration of contemporary art in its Melbourne Now happening (it’s not an exhibition as such, but a four-month rave across multiple sites) is Patrick Pound’s Gallery of Air on the third floor of NGV International on St Kilda … Continue reading