Heads Up: A Symphonic Celebration of Nigel Butterley, 31 October 2015
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Heads Up: A Symphonic Celebration of Nigel Butterley, 31 October 2015

From Sorrowing Earth: A Symphonic Celebration of Nigel Butterley’s 80th Birthday 7.30 pm, Saturday October 31, Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre, Cnr Sturt Street and Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, VIC Tickets are free but bookings are highly advised through Trybooking online, as places are limited. Secure your FREE seat here.   In partnership with the ABC, Arcko Symphonic Ensemble presents … Continue reading

Heads up: Masterpieces from the Hermitage, NGV 31 July-8 November, 2015
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Heads up: Masterpieces from the Hermitage, NGV 31 July-8 November, 2015

More than 500 works from the collection of Russian Empress Catherine the Great will travel to Australia in July. Collected during her reign (1762-1796) the exhibition includes works from artists such as Rembrandt, Velasquez, Rubens and Titian and examples of Van Dyck, Snyders, Teniers and Hals. Catherine’s reign is remembered for her exceptional patronage of … Continue reading

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: The Royal Academy comes to Bendigo, 2 March to 9 June 2014
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Heads Up: The Royal Academy comes to Bendigo, 2 March to 9 June 2014

Almost 100 works from the Royal Academy of Arts, London, including paintings by J.M. W. Turner, Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable, John Singer Sargent, Henry Fuseli, John Everett Millais, John William Waterhouse and Sir Joshua Reynolds, will be exhibited at Bendigo Art Gallery from 2 March. The Royal Academy of Arts was founded in London in … Continue reading

Heads Up – Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo del Prado
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Heads Up – Italian Masterpieces from Spain’s Royal Court, Museo del Prado

 The finest collection of Italian Masterpieces ever to come to Australia will open at the National Gallery of Victoria on 16 May. Featuring some of the most outstanding works from masters such as Raphael, Titian and Tiepolo the exhibition represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in Australia to see some of the most extraordinary Italian works produced … Continue reading