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

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

1. From the East to the West: Astra in Venice
Music / Notes & Observations / Notes from the choir

1. From the East to the West: Astra in Venice

  By Nicholas M. Tolhurst What if we gave a festival and no one came? The horror of any concert producer is that the big day arrives…no audience. Art choirs—that is to say choirs of serious purport essaying a diversity of solecisms in taste and invention—alas, are too used to outnumbering their audiences in Australia. … Continue reading

Art Review: China Bowls, Fluid Mechanics and Zen – Celeste Boursier-Mougenot’s clinamen at the NGV
Art Review

Art Review: China Bowls, Fluid Mechanics and Zen – Celeste Boursier-Mougenot’s clinamen at the NGV

  The installation of Celeste Boursier-Mougenot : clinamen in the forecourt of the NGV International is a wonderful companion piece to the current exhibition, Monet’s Garden.  The form of this installation is a large round pool, constructed with a blue lining on which float a large number of white ceramic bowls of different dimensions.  Max … Continue reading

Concert Review: Eric Whitacre at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University
Concert Review / Music / Notes & Observations

Concert Review: Eric Whitacre at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University

Eric Whitaker: A Wife in Concert Performance: 12 April 2013, at Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Presented by the Monash University Academy of Performing Arts Eric Whitacre is a celebrity—his concert at Robert Blackwood Hall was promoted on Classic Breakfast on ABC FM.  You literally can’t buy publicity like that on Australia’s national broadcaster. Eric Whitacre In … Continue reading