ACO Underground Returns
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ACO Underground Returns

The celebrated ACO Underground, the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s cutting edge series returns, bringing with it an electrifying evening of shapeshifting music. Led by frontwoman and Principal Violinist Satu Vänskä, a stellar lineup of musicians including ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti, Slava Gregorian and the Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie present film-noir reimaginings of Arvo Pärt, Bach,…

Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+
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Music,Lights, Art And Food – Brian Ritchie On Synaesthesia+

Imagine being one of those rare individuals who sees colour when hearing a piano sonata; or who experiences taste on hearing a symphony. Such is the neurological wiring of approximately 5% of the population known as ‘synaesthetes’.  If you’re not a synaesthete and you want a taste of what it’s like to be one, Synaesthesia…

Synaesthaesia + At MONA
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Synaesthaesia + At MONA

  Synaesthesia is a feature of the human nervous system that causes a blending of the senses where one sense can be experienced as another. Colours can be experienced as letters and numbers, hearing music can trigger smells or tastes, touch can stimulate vision.   Only 1 in 2000 people experience the phenomenon of ‘synaesthesia’….