Australian composer launches new concert series

Australian composer Cat Hope is launching a new concert series based at Classic Southside, a live music bar upstairs at Classic Cinemas in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. The series, which will feature new and experimental music, will kick off … Continued

Collingwood Yards Open their Doors

The newest north-side contemporary arts precinct, Collingwood Yards, is set to open with an Open Day on Saturday 13th March. The site is a “new, permanent and affordable home for scores of artists and independent arts organisations working across music, … Continued

Opera Australia Offers $20 Tickets

The Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation Access Program have once again supported Opera Australia’s $20 ticket program for 2,000 first-time opera-goers. If you haven’t been to the opera before and would like to see Puccini’s Tosca, all you need to do is … Continued

Buxton Contemporary’s Light Source

Taloi Havini’s Useful Arts (2021) is the sixth commission in Buxton Contemporary’s Light Source series. A two-part work, that will be both presented online and on-site, Useful Arts will launch on the gallery’s website on the 17th of February. Taloi … Continued

Behrouz Boochani’s writing becomes a symphonic song cycle

Zelman Symphony, in association with Arts Centre Melbourne and the Wheeler Centre, presents the world premiere of Luke Styles’ No Friend but the Mountains: A Symphonic Song Cycle, with texts by Kurdish-Iranian journalist, writer and film-maker Behrouz Boochani. The performance will be … Continued

The Port Fairy Folk Festival set to return in March

Over the March long weekend, the Port Fairy Folk Festival will return with a three-day celebration of local talent. In a slightly more intimate setting than usual, the Festival will put the spotlight on a smaller selection of artists in a series … Continued