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Early music virtuoso for ANU School of Music

THE ANU School of Music continues to staff-up in the area of early music with the news that conductor, harpsichordist, and fortepianist Erin Helyard will be joining the staff as a lecturer in Music from July this year. In an announcement headed “School of Music makes stunning new appointment,” head of the school, Peter Tregear […]

‘Twelfth Night’ hell-bent on laughs

“SOME are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them,” actor Jerry Hearn was intoning on stage at Theatre 3 today, as he prepared for his role as the wronged Malvolio in Canberra REP’s coming production of Shakespeare’s most seasoned comedy, “Twelfth Night”. Small matter that some critics have suggested that […]

‘Performer-scholars’ appointed to School of Music

THE Canberra music community has long been expecting news of appointments at the ANU School of Music with a scholarly and international bias and now the news is out.  After a reported 130 applications, the Head of School Professor Peter Tregear has announced that violinist and musicologist David Irving, studio recordist and popular music and […]