Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions
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Concert Review: Musica Viva Sessions

Musica Viva Sessions, The National Herbarium of NSW The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 29 June 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Musica Viva’s Sessions series is a bold initiative which aims to attract new audiences and re- invigorate the way classical music is heard and where it is performed. The prospect of an unusual combination of…

The Song Company Presents The all-Leunig Song Almanac
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The Song Company Presents The all-Leunig Song Almanac

  To farewell the old year and ring in the new, the Song Company presents 12 new songs and stories, one for each month of the year.  After a year traversing the globe (metaphorically of course) and discovering the musical gems hidden throughout Prague, Turkey and Italy, the Song Company’s final program will see them…

Whitlam Quote Gets Turned Into A Waltz
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Whitlam Quote Gets Turned Into A Waltz

“Well may we say ‘God Save The Queen’, because nothing will save the Governor General!” Whoever thought that Whitlam could be made to in a waltz?! Forty years after Gough Whitlam made this famous proclamation, the phrase has been turned into a waltz which will be performed at the Australia Ensemble@UNSW’s concert Big Decisions.  Composer and double bass…