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Music explores the cost of war

IT’S a full month today until the Canberra International Music Festival is launched on May 9, but that doesn’t perturb the Festival’s artistic director and 2013 “CityNews” Artist of the Year, Chris Latham, as he embarks on the first of a series of festival previews. Latham, who has constructed a festival largely devoted towards music […]

Peelman to lead Canberra music festival

PROMUSICA, the organisation behind the Canberra International Music Festival, has chosen Belgian-born Song Company leader, Roland Peelman, to replace Christopher Latham as the festival’s artistic director from 2015 to 2017.  Latham  will complete his term with the organisation following the 20th Canberra International Music Festival in May 2014. Peelman  is already well known to regular […]