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May 10, 2018

Living histories with Taxithi’s Helen Yotis Patterson

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Born to Greek immigrants, Helen Yotis Patterson is a Melbourne-based writer and performer whose childhood was furnished with the honest and impassioned stories of her late grandmother’s life in Greece …

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April 26, 2018

Lior Attar on attaining freedom through compassion

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Since garnering national adoration in 2005 for his pure and heartfelt debut album Autumn Flow, Israeli Australian singer-songwriter Lior Attar (known as Lior) has been keeping busy. In 2013 the …

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April 16, 2018

New music for electronics and piano with Gabriella Smart

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Inspired by the historical narratives of seven colonial pianos that still exist in various locations across Australia today, Gabriella Smart’s ‘Of Broken Trees and Elephant Ivories’ is comprised of commissioned …

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April 12, 2018

At home with composer George Dreyfus

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Rows of hardback books, notated film scores and family photographs line the walls of George Dreyfus’s living room. One of Australia’s most prolific film and television composers, it may be …

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March 28, 2018

New perspectives on jazz with Paul Grabowsky

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One of the most refreshing elements of contemporary jazz practice is the way it has become less concerned with adhering to narrow stylistic conventions and more about the open embrace …

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February 19, 2018

In conversation with Jonathan Howard from The King’s Singers

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Since their legendary formation at King’s College, Cambridge in 1968, internationally-adored a cappella ensemble The King’s Singers have been known for their unwavering commitment to musical diversity through their popular …

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January 18, 2018

Culture, community and place with The Cat Empire’s Felix Riebel

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Created by Felix Riebl of The Cat Empire in collaboration with Marliya — a choir of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teenage girls from Gondwana Choirs directed by Lyn Williams …

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January 17, 2018

An insight into the production of the 2018 season of MLIVE

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After years of planning, thinking, discussing and watching as the new Alexander Theatre takes shape, we have finally arrived at an exciting moment: the launch of not only an amazing …

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