As the election enters its final days, Fund the Arts evaluates the arts policies of the three main parties and several independents.
Labor announces its arts policy, but mostly just the vibe of the thing.
The Spanish mezzo-soprano – one of the greatest of all Carmens – has passed at 89.
Handsome revival rescues opera unfairly consigned to Siberia.
The stunning voice of Australian-Chinese lyric tenor, Kang Wang, shone through in a superlative recital as part of Opera Queensland’s Studio series.
The stunning Jonas Kaufmann and his gifted colleagues rise above a problematic production.
This absorbing, meditative piece featuring poetry by Leonard Cohen and music by Philip Glass is sure to trigger a good discussion.
As the election enters its final days, the lack of arts policy from the two main parties sees industry bodies stepping into the void.
This month's features include profiles of Australian choreographer Stephanie Lake and didge virtuoso William Barton, an interview with Mary Finsterer about her new opera Antarctica, Dr Anita Collins on why music makes us feel so good, and Peter Tregear on the winds of change at Opera Australia.
Leya Reid and Georgie Cyrillo at NAVA argue that an arts and cultural policy, or National Cultural Plan, is essential if we are to start taking arts and culture seriously.
Cross-channel collaboration lends piquant French sensibility to a great English opera.
Finally, this long overdue – and much delayed – revival of Richard Meale's grand opera confirms that it is indeed a masterpiece.
After its huge success last year, Opera Queensland's ten-day outback Festival returns. We talk to the festival organisers and headline performer Greta Bradman.