4. From East to West: Where in hell or heaven am I?
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4. From East to West: Where in hell or heaven am I?

By Nicholas M Tolhurst Friday 14 November If today is Monday, it must be Venice again. I’m writing these notes somewhat after the event and things are getting blurred. So here’s a summary: Tuesday 27 October the Astra Choir meets at the Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello (named after a composer dear to young viola player’s hearts) … Continue reading

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