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Parrtjima 2023. Photo: Lisa Hatz. People gathering at the Parrtjima festival with kids and an adult at the centre of a vibrnat light project, surrounded by trees and the natural landscape.
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Parrtjima 2024 builds on generosity and embraces new chapter

Apart from signature light installations and curated artworks, Parrtjima will drive its future with a sense of interconnected and cultural…

Angélique Kidjo. A woman of African appearance in a red patterned African dress and turban sings into a microphone against a black backdrop.
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Music review: Angélique Kidjo, Perth Festival

Angélique Kidjo celebrated her 40-year career and recent album, 'Mother Nature'.

SSO, season opening gala, image shows an orchestra and focuses on a row of French horn players.
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Concert review: 2024 SSO Season Opening Gala, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Gala offered a marvellous program with exceptional high-quality playing.

Brooklyn Rider. A Black and white image of four men clowning. One has his arms out and one leg in the air, the other three sit around him, one gesticulating with his viola, one with his hands on his head and the third siting quite demurely with his hands holding an iPhone.
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Music review: Brooklyn Rider – The Four Elements, Melbourne Recital Centre

A program that grappled with climate change was performed with aplomb by the New York string quartet.

Mona Foma, Kutcha Edwards and the Australian Art Orchestra. Image is of a First Nations man singing at night on a stage, with a band of musicians around him and yellow spotlights beaming across the image.
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Music review: Mona Sessions, Moma Foma

Mona Sessions presented a dazzling array of different musical acts as part of the Mona Foma festival.

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Music review: Umberto’s Mahler, QPAC

A triumphant Mahler 7 opened the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2024 Maestro Series.

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Performance review: Briefs – Dirty Laundry, Sydney Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras headline act, this queer acrobatic troupe returns for more mischief.

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Professional choral music ensemble wins new audiences in Brisbane

One Equal Music’s 2024 season offers a diverse repertoire of early and contemporary vocal music.

A man playing the piano is on the right hand side, in the background surrounding him are violinists, standing upright. Camerata, Alex Raineri.
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Music review: Camerata and Alex Raineri: Beethoven, QPAC

A classic German program opened Camerata’s powerful 2024 season. 

Alexander Gavrylyuk seated at a piano in concert.
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Music review: Majesty, Adelaide Town Hall

A sell-out performance of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent Piano Concerto No 1, Musgrave's Rainbow and Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony.

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