Wandering Stars. Photo courtesy of RISING

Melbourne’s new RISING festival, a replacement for the long-running Melbourne Festival and White Night festival, has announced its inaugural program, comprising 133 events and projects, including 36 world premieres and over 750 Victorian artists. Soprano and composer Deborah Cheetham will provide an operatic score, performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, for a new multi-channel video work in Chinatown called Initiation OA_RR.

Read about the full program HERE