Review / Family jewels shine again

Music / Salut! Baroque, “Sons and Brothers”. At Albert Hall, Friday, November 3. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY

Arts / Kiama choir heads to the Great Hall

The 42-member Kiama Men’s Probus Choir, with an average age of 78, will perform in the Great Hall, Parliament House, at 11am on Thursday,...

Allison’s choir says thank you for the music

WITH a love for the popular Swedish music group, ABBA, “honorary Swede” Allison Pyke started the ABBA-influenced choir, the Andante Andante Choir, about 12...

Alto and organ for Braidwood organ fundraiser

LIMESTONE Consort is welcoming alto Maartje Sevenster and organist James Porteous to join them for a fundraising concert in St Andrew's Anglican Church, Braidwood this Sunday, August...

Review: Lost songbirds rediscovered in Somme concert

music / “SACRIFICE: the lost Songbirds of the Somme”,  at the High Court of Australia Directed by Christopher Latham, for the “Flowers of War” series, Tuesday June 21. Reviewed by Helen Musa.

US calls Canberra’s young musicians

  THIS is the season for musical fundraisers. James Moorhouse (clarinet) and Liz Mitchell (flute) joined by a formidable group of associate artists, will present...

Guy on the move comes home

  TIM Guy is one of Australia’s best-travelled musicians and he’ll be at The Front Gallery & Cafe in Canberra on Saturday  launching the release...

The MAMAs are coming

HURRY, hurry, the MAMAs are coming and you might miss out.  You must have heard, the MAMAs (no PAPAs) are the MusicACT Annual Music Awards,...

Review / Youth orchestra – future of fine music-making in good hands

“ICONS 2” – Canberra Youth Orchestra, at Llewellyn Hall, Sunday June 26, Reviewed by Clinton White

Arts / Ailie’s new track for the ancient harp

AS Easter and the National Folk Festival draw near, that perennial debate swings into action: just how closely is our idea of folk music...

Williams ACT winner at Art Music Awards

ANU School of Music Lecturer Natalie Williams was named as Instrumental Work of the Year recipient in the Australian Capital Territory Award at the...

Review: CSO rises to ‘Centenary’ premiere

music Symphony No. 3 – “Century” World premiere, Canberra’s Centenary celebrations, March 11. Reviewed by Clinton White

Arts / ‘Top Cat’ comes home to sing

IF there were ever a candidate emerging from the Canberra arts scene for the title of "Top Cat" it'd have to be the celebrated...

Remembering Bloom’s special day

Arts in the city • AH, Bloomsday, June 16, 1904, the day James Joyce’s Leopold Bloom took a stroll through Dublin – it’s beloved of “Ulysses”...

Latin musicians compete for title

CANBERRA band Mi Tierra will perform this Saturday in Australia's first national Latin music competition. From October 8 until the Grand Finale on November 5,...

Review / National Capital Orchestra’s powerful start

music / National Capital Orchestra Concert. Conducted by Leonard Weiss. Q Theatre. March 26. Reviewed by LEN POWER.

Hilltop Hoods to headline Summernats

AUSTRALIAN hip hop trio Hilltop Hoods will headline the annual Summernats festival in January. Summernats co-owner Andy Lopez says the multi-ARIA award winning group...

Tribute to brilliance in guitar

TIMOTHY Kain, Bradley Kunda,  Minh Le Hoang and Matt Withers make up the present-day Guitar Trek, one ofAustralia’s  premier guitar quartets, founded  in Canberra...

Review: Revenge sweet in Co-opera’s ‘Bat’

“The Revenge of the Bat,” (Die Fledermaus) Co-Opera, Albert Hall, March 26 only. Reviewed by Clinton White




The school where the P&C gets up a sweat

“It’s a safe environment, you go, you sweat, you leave with a smile. And that’s why I go back – there’s no judgement,” Steph Hinds tells reporter DANIELLE NOHRA about the Mount Rogers Primary School P&C's long-running, fundraising fitness program.


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