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September 6, 2018

Pianist Timothy Young on living in Italy and the artists who inspire him

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Growing up in a small and bucolic town in regional Victoria, pianist Timothy Young wanted to play the piano before most of us could throw a ball or tie our …

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August 14, 2018

Kristian Chong: law graduate turned pianist

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Known for his superlative and intelligent pianism, Kristian Chong didn’t always enjoy playing the piano. A law and commerce graduate, Chong began his classical music education at a young age, …

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August 8, 2018

Evoking mood and emotion through light and shadow with Elegy’s lighting and set designer Rob Sowinski

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Based in Naarm (Melbourne), Rob Sowinski’s lighting and set design practice is emotive, explorative and alluring. Often influenced by the colour and tone of a piece’s writing, Sowinski elegantly manipulates …

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August 5, 2018

Reinventing the way we play and listen to the piano with Zubin Kanga

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London and Sydney-based pianist and composer Zubin Kanga has made a name for himself with works that are innovative, perplexing and sophisticated. A specialist in contemporary piano music, his expressive …

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June 1, 2018

Andrea Lam on the most valuable advice she received in music school

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Born in Sydney, and now residing in the thumping cosmopolitan heart of New York City, pianist, recitalist and chamber musician Andrea Lam made her orchestral debut with the Sydney Symphony …

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May 29, 2018

Modern day renaissance man: Stephen Hough

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Named by The Economist as as one of the world’s top 20 polymaths, British pianist Stephen Hough’s artistic practice is not bound by form. An accomplished pianist, composer, poet, painter …

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May 28, 2018

Maria Mercedes on the highs and lows of acting

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One of Australia’s most adored screen and stage actors, Melbourne-based Maria Mercedes is drawn to characters she wouldn’t ordinarily know or understand. For her leading role in Taxithi – An …

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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

Creating compassion through music with Lior Attar

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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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